[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: reserve a register for gcc before 5 on x86_32 with PIE

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Sun Nov 20 20:51:21 EET 2016

On 20.11.2016 13:46, Nicolas George wrote:
> Debian has the habit of shipping -dbg versions of library packages with
> debug symbols included, to allow people to debug programs using these
> libraries. I suppose the Debian framework has provisions to create both
> the stripped and the debug packages from the installed files.
> (I do not see the -dbg version of the ffmpeg libraries in the
> repositories right now. Also, I do not understand why the debug
> information cannot be shipped as a separate file.)

The *-dbg packages typically contained only the debug symbols as separated
files. I say contained, because the fancy new thing are automatically
created *-dbgsym packages (with the same content) distributed in a
separate *-debug suite. The wiki [1] has more details.

Best regards,

1: https://wiki.debian.org/AutomaticDebugPackages

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