Re: Policy or best practices for debug packages?
On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 06:45:23PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 06:16:22PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> >For various reasons we don't use it at work - instead we added some GCC
> >command line options to relocate the debug info at compile time. In
> >the end, it comes down to the same result.
> Were these private hacks to GCC? I tried looking at the gcc info
> file, and I didn't see any options to force the debug info to a
> different pathname; maybe I missed it, or the info file I was looking
> for was too out of date (gcc 4.1.3).
The latter. They'll be in GCC 4.4. You can find -fdebug-prefix-map
There are also some configure options for the bootstrapping problem,
i.e. getting libgcc's debug info in the right place.