On 27.10.2012 12:25, Vincent Bernat wrote: > Hi! > > Libraries with `-dbg` package are a pain to deal with when debugging > some problem. The solution to ask each user to rebuild the library > without stripping debug symbols seem suboptimal. Asking each > maintainer to ship a `-dbg` package may be a solution but couldn't we > generate those packages automatically by the builders, like this is done > with Ubuntu? > > I remember we had a discussion about this a few years ago. An automatic > service has been setup for this by myon but it does not seem to be > updated anymore. > > Why does this experiment have been stopped? Could we mainstream it? > Afaik the work was started by pochu as port of GSoC . According to , Marc was his mentor. I've CCed both, maybe they can comment on what's still missing. I'd love to see that happen. Michael  http://wiki.debian.org/EmilioPozueloMonfort/GSoC2009Ddebs  http://wiki.debian.org/AutomaticDebugPackages  http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2009#Automatic_Debug_Packages_Creation_and_Handling -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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