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Re: Mandatory -dbg packages

Hi Tzafrir (2012.10.29_16:29:06_+0200)
> 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
> package?
> 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.

2. It'll tell you that there aren't any debug symbols available. (IIRC)

The -dbgsym packages are only generated in primary archive builds.


Stefano Rivera
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