[mythtv-commits] Ticket #3589: New compile-type: release-dbg

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Fri Jun 27 16:57:58 UTC 2008

#3589: New compile-type: release-dbg
 Reporter:  anonymous    |        Owner:  janne  
     Type:  enhancement  |       Status:  new    
 Priority:  minor        |    Milestone:  unknown
Component:  mythtv       |      Version:  head   
 Severity:  medium       |   Resolution:         
  Mlocked:  0            |  

Comment(by Doug Goldstein <cardoe at gentoo.org>):

 Just to add some more feedback to how Gentoo does things. We build out
 stuff with -g always, then make install into a temp directory. In here we
 rip out all the debug symbols and such and use .gnu_debuglink. These are
 then stored in /usr/lib/debug/path/to/binary.debug, where gdb knows how to
 load them automatically. This works on 99.99% of the tree. MythTV is one
 of the few packages where it just falls apart. The main reason is that the
 make install step actually strips. Currently we're using the profile
 compile type to prevent the strip and then stripping on our own at the

 Whoever has access, please CC me on this ticket.

Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/3589#comment:10>
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