Re: Bug#336698: dh_strip: debug data going to the wrong place
Steve Langasek wrote:
> Sorry, you're completely wrong. The files installed in
> /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib are detached symbol files, that are loaded
> automatically by gdb -- *not* using LD_LIBRARY_PATH; and gdb looks for
> detached symbol files by prepending /usr/lib/debug to the full path of the
> original object file. So there's no debhelper bug here. If there are
> detached symbol files that aren't working, that bug must lie elsewhere.
Hmm. Then what are those files in /usr/lib/debug
(not /usr/lib/debug/<path>)? I always thought those were the detached
symbol files, but I guess they must be something else -- what?