On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:17:33AM -0400, Ed Maste wrote: > On 29 October 2014 05:05, David Chisnall <thera...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > On 29 Oct 2014, at 03:11, Ed Maste <ema...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > >> /usr/lib/debug is the standard location for standalone debug data > >> established by GDB, and seems like a decent enough location. I'll make > >> sure to update the man page. > > > > Do gdb and lldb also look in /usr/local/lib/debug? If not, it would be > > great if we could at least teach lldb to do this so that we can start > > thinking about splitting debug info into separate packages for ports (and > > providing it as an optional install for everything). > > Not yet, but it's trivial to add for at least LLDB. My end goal is > what you describe - kernel, base system userland, and packages/ports > can all provide standalone debug packages which will install to a > consistent and well-known location, and be picked up automatically by > the debugger. > > Part of this project depends on moving past our old binutils though, > so we can start using the build-id ELF note to link the executable or > library with its associated debug data.
Port debuginfo packages are coming sooner than later so yeah lldb reading a default standard location in localbase would be nice :) regards, Bapt
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