[Buildroot] [pull request] Pull request for branch for-2011.08/debugging-improvements

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jul 12 07:27:33 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 Thomas> Hello,
 Thomas> Here is a small set of patches that improves a few things around
 Thomas> debugging.

 Thomas> The main change is that debugging symbols are now enabled by
 Thomas> default. As explained in the commit log, the reasoning is that
 Thomas> debugging symbols in the staging directory are often useful for remote
 Thomas> debugging, and disk space is typically not a problem for the staging
 Thomas> directory, as it remains on the development workstation. Binaries and
 Thomas> libraries for the target are still stripped by default, getting rid of
 Thomas> all debugging symbols.

Next to the size impact (which I agree is not a big problem) there's
also potentially a build time impact. Did you test this?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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