How to proceed with MiniDebugInfo

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Thu May 24 08:27:29 UTC 2012

On 05/24/2012 10:28 AM, Alexander Larsson 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?

Pass the feature to FESCo? For anything remotely controversial (and 
judging by past discussion on the subject, this counts as one), you're 
unlikely to get what amounts to an actual decision on fedora-devel...

	- Panu -

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