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,

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