hlewis at panasas.com
Tue Oct 18 21:19:43 GMT 2005
Those packages would be MUCH bigger. Seems simpler to
let them build their own.
Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> 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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