6.0R GENERIC makeoptions DEBUG=-g

Simon Ironside sironside at interfone.net
Mon Nov 14 08:56:09 GMT 2005


> I think this is intentional.  Having DEBUG=-g means that you have a
> kernel.debug which contains debugging symbols, which is quite useful
> if you get a kernel panic and want to report it back.  On the other
> hand, debugging symbols would be stripped before you install a new
> kernel so it does not affect the running kernel.

This has changed since 5.4 - I just wondered why and whether I would be 
best leaving it as is or commenting it out.


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