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Re: [opensuse] Using a -debuginfo package
  • From: JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2006 10:56:57 -0500
  • Message-id: <1165161418.8454.27.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 22:28 +0000, Dylan wrote:
> Hi
>
> I'm trying to get to the bottom of a problem with the touchpad on my laptop.
> To this end, I installed x11-input-synaptics-debuginfo - but now I have to
> ask... what do I need to do to get info from that package?

First, the debuginfo package must match exactly the build of package you
are trying to debug. Second, the package the provides symbols so things
like gdb and valgrind can provide sensible output.

-JP
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JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
Novell, Inc.

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