[RFC] cygport: split debuginfo packages
Thu Jun 21 12:56:00 GMT 2012
On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 01:24:36AM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>Attached is a first draft of a patch to support split debuginfo packages
>automatically in cygport. I'm looking for comments and suggestions,
>particularly on the following:
>1) I propose adding a Debug category for all -debuginfo packages.
>2) This places the debuginfo from e.g. /usr/bin/cygfoo-X.dll into
>/usr/lib/debug/usr/bin/cygfoo-X.dbg. Unfortunately, when gdb finds
>library dependencies, they show up as e.g.
>/cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/cygfoo-X.dll instead of as in /usr/bin, causing
>gdb to not find the debug file. There are at least three solutions to this:
>a. Fix (cygwin or) gdb to use /usr paths over /cygdrive/c/cygwin paths;
Why is this necessary? The path to the debuginfo file is supposed to be
in the executable. cygwin1.dll doesn't use cygdrive.
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