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Re: package differences - libc6 and libc6-dbg



At Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:27:59 -0500,
Matt Elder wrote:
> What, besides the inclusion of debugging information, are the
> differences between the compilations of the binary packages libc6 and
> libc6-dbg?  Both are version 2.2.5-11.5.
> 
> I have a system, involving LD_PRELOAD and wrapping many, many
> interfaces, that seems to run happily on libc6-dbg, but gets caught in
> troubles on libc6.  Specifically, the way I'm wrapping libraries makes
> pthread_once call itself, at which point it hangs irrecoverably.

IIRC, there's no difference except for debugging information.  If you
have test program, it's nice to test with the latest 2.3.2.ds1-18 (and
I can test it with the latest upstream cvs).

Regards,
-- gotom



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