How to proceed with MiniDebugInfo

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Tue Jun 5 09:08:11 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-29 at 21:49 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Thu, 24.05.12 09:28, Alexander Larsson (alexl at wrote:
> > I'm at a loss to how to proceed with the MiniDebugInfo work. I have
> > patches to rpmbuild that creates the compressed minidebuginfo putting
> > them in the main binaries, and I have patches to gdb that reads the
> > compressed debuginfo on demand. 
> > 
> > However, the whole thing is useless unless we agree that we want to
> > enable this by default. It seems some people like the idea, whereas
> > others disagree that its worth the increased binary size. It doesn't
> > look like either side is gonna be able to convince the other side, so
> > how do we get to a decision here?
> The right way is probably to write a feature page for F18 for it, and
> then get it through Fedora 18 feature process. With FESCO accepting the
> feature you should have all you need to get your work accepted by the
> various stakeholders.

I did write a feature page for it. Thats how these threads started.

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