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[openFATE 305572] Extend dwarfextract for generic distro packages
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  • Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 10:42:09 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <feature-305572-11@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Christoph Thiel (cthiel1)
Feature #305572, revision 11
Title: Extend dwarfextract for generic distro packages

- openSUSE-11.2: Evaluation
+ openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by (cthiel1)
+ reject date: 2009-12-03 11:41:26
+ reject reason: not done in time.
Priority
Requester: Important
Projectmanager: Desirable

+ openSUSE-11.3: New
+ Priority
+ Requester: Important

Requested by: Jan Blunck (janblunck)

Description:
dwarfextract is a tool to postprocess debuginfo. The tools removes
duplicate type information caused by linking different compilation
units. Currently the tool has only been used to work on the debuginfo
of the kernel package. The tools should be extended so that it can be
used in the buildsystem to postprocess any applications debuginfo (like
C++ debuginfo etc.).
Tools that use debuginfo like GDB need to tested and fixed accordingly.

Relations:
- Based on work for this FATE (feature/id: 304323)

Discussion:
#1: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2009-06-09 14:24:16)
Let's only do this, if it brings us more than 10 % of space saving.
Jan, can you give any numbers from the kernel?



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