cvs commit: src/sys/conf

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Tue Sep 13 00:10:33 PDT 2005


On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 06:00:34PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 02:49:25PM -0700, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > David O'Brien wrote:
> > >I was going to just install kernel.sym instead of a kernel with symbols,
> > >but kgdb's usage doesn't claim to support '-s' as the previous kgdb did.
> > 
> > kernel.sym would be better since it wouldn't have the duplication that 
> > kernel and kernel.debug have.
> Duplication in RELENG_* or in HEAD?
> > Alternately, we can make loader(8) skip 
> > symbol sections when booting and just install kernel.debug
> That *is* what my change does - except it calls it "kernel" so there
> aren't loading issues.
What was wrong with using installkernel.debug or "make installkernel
-DINSTALL_DEBUG" (the latter is useful when you don't know if your
kernel was compiled with debug or not)?  IOW, why enforce it?

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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