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Bug#617299: dpkg-deb: should give a hint when it fails due to filling /tmp

2012/7/13 Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>:
> Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
>> (putting back the CC to the bug, which will probably need to be
>> reassigned to 'linux')
>> 2012/7/13 Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>:
>>> (dropping dpkg maintainers from cc)
>>> Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
>>>> I'm already aware of the effects of stripping binaries. However, you
>>>> gotta admit that 488MB compared to 22MB is just ridiculous; something
>>>> is definitely broken in those 3.2 build scripts.
>>> Are the build scripts responsible for the size of debugging symbols?
>>> I don't follow.
>>> Or do you mean that the size of the kernel -dbg packages is
>>> ridiculous?
>> I mean that the size of the kernel package produced by 'make deb-pkg'
>> from the 3.2 vanilla tree, even after disabling debug symbols, is
>> highly suspicious, compared to the stock Debian kernel with the same
>> source.
> Ok, I missed that.  What is that size?

As written above, the custom package came out to 488MB compared to
22MB for linux-image-3.2.0-3-686-pae from Wheezy.

> Just to confirm, are you certain CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO is disabled?



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