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Re: Mandatory -dbg packages

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 08:03:25AM +0000, Philip Ashmore wrote:

> Yeah, in (cough)Fedora, kdbg even offers to download and install debug  
> packages for you.
> Debug packages also make back-traces more than useless, and  
> (cough)Ubuntu offers to download debug packages which it installs and  
> re-examines the back-trace to see if more are needed.

While clearing your throat, mind telling us how this works in Ubuntu
with PPAs? What happens if you installed a package from a PPA and you
want to generate a backtrace of a program that happens to use that

1. You'll get debug information for the package.
2. You won't get debug information for the package.
3. You may accidentally get debug information for a diffent version of
   the package.

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