HEADS UP: Standalone kernel debug files moving out of /boot/kernel/

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Wed Oct 29 03:11:32 UTC 2014

On 28 October 2014 23:04, Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Finally! This is great news.
> /usr/lib seems like an odd place, though. Does not seem to match the
> description in hier(7) (not that the man page can't be updated). Looks to me
> like it fits /var a bit better, though I'm not sure that much data is
> appropriate for many /var partitions.

/usr/lib/debug is the standard location for standalone debug data
established by GDB, and seems like a decent enough location. I'll make
sure to update the man page.


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