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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Remove -s flag in Makefile

Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Remove -s flag in Makefile
From: Anthony Liguori
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 15:45:12 -0500
M. Warner Losh wrote:
In message: <[email protected]>
            Johannes Schindelin <[email protected]> writes:
: Hi,
: : On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Glauber Costa wrote: : : > install -s is pretty and cute, but makes the binary get into the build
: > directory without any debug information.
: : Is it really the build directory?

I wondered about the patch...

: > This is bad, and makes glommer sad. Also, tools that attempt to extract : > that data, like fedora debuginfo extractor, will fail. : : Is it not common standard to install stripped binaries? If it is not, : where is it documented?

It is standard.

Does anyone know what the various ports packages do? If everyone is modifying the Makefile to not strip by default (and they are stripping on install), then I think we ought to do the same. If you're installing from source, chances are you'd prefer the executable to have debug symbols.


Anthony Liguori


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