cvs commit: src/sys/conf

Don Lewis truckman at
Mon Sep 12 10:53:27 PDT 2005

On 12 Sep, David O'Brien wrote:

> I think a better approach would be to split the kernel into runnable part
> and symbols part.  The symbols would be bzip2'ed and kept beside the
> runnable part.  kgdb would grow support to read a bzip2'ed file (using
>  Then the space issue wouldn't be such an issue.

Why not just bzip2 the symbols before storing them in kernel.debug? Kgdb
would still have to grow support for decompressing the debug info that
it reads from the executable.

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