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Re: Automatic Debug Packages

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:17:55PM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> Quantity of .ddebs:
> Usually there should only be one .ddeb per source. Of course there are
> always exceptions from the rule, so Maintainers may chose to have one
> per binary package. This should only be taken when the size of the debug
> package gets *huge* otherwise. It is hard to set definite numbers here,
> but a 5mb package would surely not be a reason to split into two 2.5mb
> ones.

This fails to address the rather valid concern brought up about
having different versions of libraries and binaries installed
from the same source package.  Having one .ddeb per binary would
solve this elegantly.

It's also rather space-inefficient for the user.


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