debuginfo for sub packages (Help with RPM SPEC files)

Chen Lei supercyper1 at
Wed Jun 16 11:42:01 UTC 2010

2010/6/16 Trever L. Adams <trever.adams at>:
> Hello everyone,
> I am having a hard time finding documentation which explains this. I
> have a spec file which generates several subpackages (-classify,
> -clamav, etc.). I have this working fine. The problem is I am only
> getting a debuginfo package for the main package. This contains all the
> information, but because of how things are named (installed) it doesn't
> work for debugging tools.
> How do I go about telling RPM via SPEC to separate the appropriate files
> into their own debuginfo package for each subpackageS?
> Thank you,
> Trever
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This is not needed under most circumstance, currently only kernel have
serveral debuginfo subpackages. If you really want to do it, you can
tweak, but such tweak is normally unaccepted in
fedora except you have compelling reason.

Chen Lei

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