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Re: RFS: lbzip2

On Mon, 16 Feb 2009, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> Paul Wise wrote:
> > The reason is "that's the way we do it in Debian". The policy manual
> > probably has a rationale.
> There is no reason to generate debugging symbols and then strip
> them.

If you plan on being able to debug the binaries that you've released,
you almost certainly need the debbugging symbols that match the
binaries that you've released.

In Debian we currently aren't collecting all of the debugging symbols,
so doing the above is difficult for packages which don't provide a
-dbg package, but this is almost certainly a direction that we're
going to be moving in.

Don Armstrong

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hundred grand. I'm not a greedy person." [All for a moldy bottle of
 -- Sammi Hadzovic [in Andy Newman's 2003/02/14 NYT article.]

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