On 08/12/2015 17:27, Ed Maste wrote:
> As of r291955 userland debug files are built and installed by default,
> in order to facilitate debugging. They will be built as part of the
> release process (in FreeBSD 11) so that they can be made available for
> download either at install time, or later on to debug a core file
> after a crash. (Release builds currently require the use of all
> default options.)
> The debug files will be located automatically by gdb or lldb, by
> following the ".gnu_debuglink" section in the binary or library.
> These files occupy additional disk space in the build object directory
> (e.g. /usr/obj) and in the install target filesystem (in
> /usr/lib/debug/...). If you do not want to build and install the debug
> files for any reason, add the following to /etc/src.conf:
> I hope to refine the option further to provide separate control over
> building debug files for binaries and for libraries/rltd.
Thank you very much! This is a good improvement.
Now I only wish that we could do the same for packages (where possible) :-)
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