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Re: -dbg packages; are they actually useful?

On 2009-03-03, Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I'm looking at my local mirror (slowly) update at the moment, and I've
> got to wondering: are the large -dbg packages actually really useful
> to anybody? I can't imagine that more than a handful of users ever
> install (to pick an example) the amarok-dbg packages, but we have
> multiple copies of a 70MB-plus .deb taking up mirror space and
> bandwidth. I can understand this for library packages, maybe, but for
> applications?

Yes. They are very useful - without those, crash reports are mostly

 - thru his KDE maintainer glasses

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