Bug#83924: upgrading-checklist.text should mention DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS specifically
On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 03:45:09PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman writes ("Bug#83924: upgrading-checklist.text should mention DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS specifically"):
> > upgrading-checklist.text states:
> > - By default executables should not be built with the debugging
> > option -g. Instead, it is recommended to support building the
> > package with debugging information optionally.
> Why does it say this ?
> IMO the right thing to do is to always build with -g and strip at
> `install' time (ie, when the programs are copied into the debian/tmp
> directory, before dpkg-deb is run).
As I understand it, this saves quite a bit of CPU time and disk space on the