Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Oct 18 21:19:39 GMT 2005
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Jeremy Allison wrote:
| I was thinking, we (samba.org) publish binary packages
| for popular platforms for a release, but we don't build
| these with the -g (symbols debug) that we commonly ask
| for when people are having crash/hanging problems.
| Should we, in addition to the platform binary packages,
| also create samba-debug-XXX packages, not stripped,
| compiled with -g and with all symbols complete ?
| That way if someone has a problem with Samba, we can
| ask them to swap in the debug package (which is the
| same version of Samba) and reproduce the bug - then
| we'll have all the info we need to fix problems.
| Of course I'm not voluenteering to do the work for
| this :-), so take this suggestion with the contempt
| it deserves..... But it struck me as possibly a
| good idea.
I'm not willing to go there yet. Just more work for
little payoff. Is './configure --enable-debug' really so hard?
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