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Re: Mandatory -dbg packages for libraries?

On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 09:44:28PM +0200, Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 08:39:26PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> > After getting some positive feedback on this from a blog entry and
> > personal mail, I wondered if the idea deserves a wider airing.
> > 
> > http://www.linux.codehelp.co.uk/serendipity/index.php?/archives/18-Mandatory-dbg-packages-for-libraries.html
> > 
> > Others have expressed the same idea:
> > http://ze-dinosaur.livejournal.com/7036.html
> > 
> > Certain packages have already had bug reports requesting a -dbg package.
> I'd rather see some offline debug-symbol infrastructure for all packages
> implemented, so that you can download the debug symbols when you need
> them.

Well, to download debug symbols, they have to be kept somehow at build
time, and put somewhere...


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