[call for testing] userland debug symbols

Mark Johnston markjdb at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 20:44:11 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 03:57:45PM -0500, Mark Johnston wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've been sitting on my changes for a while, but I think they're ready
> for testing at this point. They are described here:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2010-November/033474.html
> Some minor changes from my last patch:
> - Changed gdb's default debug-file-directory to /usr/lib/debug.
>   I have no problem changing this again, but this seems like a good place.
> - Removed hard-coded paths to strip(1) and objcopy(1) from stripbin.sh.
>   I explicitly added /usr/bin/ to PATH.
> The patch is available here:
> www.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~m6johnst/patch/symbdir.patch
> Would anybody be willing to test this? Of particular interest is
> non-i386/amd64 architectures and cross-compiles.
> Thanks,
> -Mark

If there are no objections to these changes, would someone be able to
commit them?


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