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

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Wed Oct 29 19:16:12 UTC 2014

On 29 October 2014 12:49, Steven Hartland <killing at multiplay.co.uk> wrote:
> Hmm not sure I like this idea as it would make it more difficult to make a
> copy / backup a kernel.
> ATM when I want to copy a kernel for debugging its a one liner, splitting
> debug symbols off to /usr/lib would prevent this.

To retain the current behaviour you can set DEBUGDIR= (i.e., empty),
as the debug file install path is ${DESTDIR}${DEBUGDIR}${KODIR}.

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