[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Automatic Debug Packages

Le mardi 11 août 2009 à 10:39 -0500, Manoj Srivastava a écrit :
>         However, if you do not use the build-id mechanism, and use what
>  we currently use in dh_strip and friends, objcopy --add-gnu-debuglink
>  adds information that gdb looks at to figure out where the debug
>  symbols live -- and no CRC check sum is ever performed. 

As I explained, the CRC checksum is performed unconditionally when the
gnu_debuglink mechanism is used.

>         Given the difficulty in intercepting ld commands in upstream
>  build systems, I would  be inclined to just standardize the debug link
>  method, given that it produces human readable file names (so I can
>  determine manually if I have debugging symbols for some library or
>  not) as an added bonus. 

Providing a script looking at the build-id and telling whether the
debugging symbols are installed is a matter of a few lines of shell

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
: :' :
`. `'   “I recommend you to learn English in hope that you in
  `-     future understand things”  -- Jörg Schilling

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Ceci est une partie de message =?ISO-8859-1?Q?num=E9riquement?= =?ISO-8859-1?Q?_sign=E9e?=

Reply to: