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Re: Bug#336698: dh_strip: debug data going to the wrong place

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 02:12:04PM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> 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?

Those are real libraries that were not stripped, and those should
go away in favour of the detached version.


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