How to use debuginfo?
john5342 at googlemail.com
Sat May 23 15:52:53 UTC 2009
2009/5/23 Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>:
> I'm looking at kdebluetooth4, which does not work for me.
> (Clicking on f=>Applications=>System=>Kdebluetooth4
> used to bring up a bluetooth icon in my panel,
> but now it appears to do nothing.
> I've compiled and installed kdebluetooth4-debuginfo ,
> but I have no idea how one is meant to use debuginfo
> with KDE packages in general.
Debugging normal applications in kde is done just like any other
application and plenty of tutorials are exist for that.
On a side note. debuginfo packages should match the real packages
precisely. Even the same package version built in a different
environment could potentially create debuginfo which is not compatible
with the library built elsewhere. For that reason if you build a src
rpm to generate a debuginfo package then you should only install it
together with the other packages created from the same build.
> Incidentally, was there any repository where I could have found
> kdebluetooth-debuginfo RPM?
> (I obtained it from the kdebluetooth source RPM,
> after running rpmbuild .)
For packages in fedora and fedora-updates the debuginfo packages can
be installed using "debuginfo-install package-name".
Kde-redhat doesnt provide debuginfo packages in the repo but the
packages that make up kde-redhat are built on the fedora build system
so the debuginfo packages can be found in koji
(http://koji.fedoraproject.org). The kdebluetooth packages are at
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=4781 so just
download the debuginfo to go with the version you have
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