Stripped in karmic libc6 breaks valgrind

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Mon Aug 24 15:00:17 UTC 2009

Duncan Sands [2009-08-24 16:52 +0200]:
> In karmic, is stripped of debug symbols.  This will
> prevent the upcoming 3.5.0 release of valgrind from working.
> While this can be worked around by installing libc6-dbg, it
> does mean that valgrind won't work out of the box.  Is there
> any chance of not stripping for the karmic release?

We could also add a 

 Depends: libc6-dbgsym | libc6-dbg

to valgrind, which is better IMHO. It doesn't make the libc6 package
bigger on the CDs, and people who use valgrind, debuggers, and that
stuff probably want the full symbols anyway.

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