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Re: Mandatory -dbg packages for libraries?

On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 11:15:36PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:

> If there are concerns over archive size, why don't we drop all static
> .a libraries at the same time.  Given that in Debian we typically
> always link dynamically, is there a need for .a libraries in all but a
> handful of cases?

I'd be interested to see some numbers on the archive size impact - my
experience with C++ suggests that the size inflation caused by debug
symbols can be enormous.

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