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Re: Bug#545782: imagemagick-dbg: missing README.Debian to explain how programs are used

Any progress on this bug ?

On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 8:26 PM, Nelson A. de Oliveira
<naoliv@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi!
> On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net> wrote:
>> Repoening, this doesn't address the original bug report titled "missing
>> README.Debian to explain how programs are used". Please provide
>> instructions how to use those files with gdb in order to examine
>> problems with imagemagick problems.
>> There could be even a use case how to start debugging some of the
>> programs, like "convert".
> The problem here is that we have a lot of -dbg packages on Debian, all
> of them containing binaries under /usr/lib/debug/
> Do we need the same README file on all of them? We will have more than
> a thousand equal READMEs on the archive, explaining the same thing.
> I don't think that a file explaining how to use them with gdb belongs
> to imagemagick-dbg (nor any other -dbg packages).
> My view is that, if necessary, the package maintainer is responsible
> in helping the user to get a backtrace (by pointing how to use gdb,
> install the -dbg package, etc).
> Or at least an explanation in the gdb package only.
> CCing debian-devel to see if we can get better opinions and solutions for this.
> Best regards,
> Nelson
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