how to disable debuginfo packages?

Pavel Rosenboim pavelr at
Wed Oct 15 16:42:28 UTC 2003

Paul W. Frields wrote:

> On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 10:30, Pavel Rosenboim wrote:
>>Is there a way to disable *globally* -debuginfo packages creation 
>>without modifying spec files?
> In your ~/.rpmmacros file, add:
> %_enable_debug_packages  0    # This may not be strictly necessary
> %debug_package           %{nil}   # ...but this is
> You could edit a file /etc/rpm/macros.nodebug and place these directives
> therein to globally affect all users as well, if that's not a Bad Idea
> on your system.


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