On Sunday, 9 February 2003 at 18:42:15 -0500, Bill Moran wrote: > Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: >> On Sunday, 9 February 2003 at 16:12:44 -0500, Bill Moran wrote: >>> I guess if you don't mind them eating up RAM, then go ahead. Keep >>> in mind that it can easily be 5x the amount of RAM a stripped binary >>> uses. >> >> The symbols don't get loaded into memory on execution. There >> shouldn't be any difference in the amount of RAM used. > > It's just a disk space issue then? Because ... if it doesn't eat up > RAM, I have a hard time thinking why I shouldn't have all my > binaries with debug symbols all of the time.
I've been pushing for this, at least for the kernel build, for some time. It can make a big difference in the size of the directories, though. Greg -- See complete headers for address and phone numbers
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