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Re: Bug#415194: libextlib-ocaml-dev: No debugging information

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 11:58:03AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> So, at the moment I'm tagging this bug report as wontfix, but diverting
> the more general question of "should we mandate inclusion of debugging
> symbols in OCaml bytecode libraries"? to the debian-ocaml-maint mailing
> list. On one hand we should be consistent with the general library
> philosophy of not including debugging symbols in packages other than
> -dbg. On the other it is true that a user willing to have performances
> will use native code libraries, but is still true that native code
> libraries are not available everywhere ...

I've just commit a change to our policy which mandates the compilation
of bytecode libraries with -g and forbid it for bytecode programs.


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