Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> No. binutils and gdb can handle debuginfo being stored in separate
> files these days. The usual packaging procedure is to install
> unstripped, then split away debuginfo to separate files for a separate
> package, so you end up with one $software and one $software-debuginfo
> package. By default only $software is installed, but if needed you can
> install get debuginfo too without having to compile the package manually.
> I'd tend to keep the default behavior to install stripped. There should
> be an easy way out for packaging tools, they should be able to override
> the default without having to patch the Makefile(s). Some configure
> script option should do the trick.