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Re: Policy or best practices for debug packages?

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 10:56:14AM -0400, Theodore Tso <tytso@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> I tried putting them in -dev, and lintian complains with a warning.
> So I guess while it isn't official policy yet, it seems to be the
> general practice.  The e2fsprogs source package just grew an extra 7
> binary packages as a result for a total of 20 packages, though.  :-)

You don't need to have a strict mapping between binary packages and their dbg
counterpart. For example, xulrunner-1.9-dbg has debugging symbols for all
binary packages xulrunner builds.


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