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Re: Automatic Debug Packages

On Tue, Aug 11 2009, Roger Leigh wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 01:40:20PM +0000, Sune Vuorela wrote:
>> On 2009-08-11, Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
>> >         So, we would still need to create   "/usr/lib/debug/"
>> >  . /full/path/to/lib_or_binary/ in either case, and instead of the
>> no. it would be /usr/lib/debug/.build-id/NN/NNNNNN.debug
>                                  ^
> Why the need for a hidden directory in a public location?
> What's wrong with /usr/lib/debug/build-id?
> I don't think the unnecessary obfuscation is warranted.

        Because that is where gdb looks for them.

Probably the earliest fly swatters were nothing more than some sort of
striking surface attached to the end of a long stick.
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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