hlewis at panasas.com
Tue Oct 18 21:22:27 GMT 2005
How much trouble is it to build a symfile that gdb would
understand? Of course this wouldn't be portable on all
Herb Lewis wrote:
> 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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