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

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 08:33:23PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> Those are real libraries that were not stripped, and those should
> go away in favour of the detached version.

[Yes, I realize this is a really old thread... I haven't been reading
-devel lately.

Not necessarily true.

- They may be compiled with lower optimization.
- They may be compiled with behavior-altering debugging options.

I believe the former is true for libc6-dbg and I know the latter is
true for libncurses5-dbg; it can record trace files for later
debugging, which has some runtime overhead.

[I've been thinking about enabling it by default anyway, but it's the
sort of thing that needs to be measured first.]

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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