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Re: Automatic Debug Packages


On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 13:03:13 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Open questions:

> * Can we require a one-to-one correspondance between binary package names
>   and debug package names that provide symbols for that binary package?  I
>   think we should; I think it would make the system more straightforward.

Being able to debug your system with a mixture of applications using an
old and new shared library coming from the same source package for which
the soversion got bumped is pretty helpful, w/o needing to downgrade the
whole debugging package every time one wants to debug applications
using either.


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