config-2.6.22-14-generic: CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO=y, really?

Daniel T Chen crimsun at fungus.sh.nu
Sun Jan 6 23:10:04 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2007-12-31 at 03:44 +0000, David Abrahams wrote:
> My /boot/config-2.6.22-14-generic shows CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO=y, meaning the kernel
> is compiled with debug symbols.  But when I try to rebuild the gutsy kernel
> myself it comes out about seven times bigger than the ones packaged with the
> distro.  Is it really possible that Gutsy's kernels are all built with debug
> info enabled?


Yes, it is the case.  Before the non-debug linux-image debs are
generated, the symbols are stripped.  See here[0], specifically:

...
find /build/buildd/linux-source-2.6.22-2.6.22/debian/linux-image-2.6.22-14-386/ -name \*.ko -print | xargs strip --strip-debug
...

[0]
http://launchpadlibrarian.net/10002352/buildlog_ubuntu-gutsy-i386.linux-source-2.6.22_2.6.22-14.46_FULLYBUILT.txt.gz
-- 
Daniel T Chen <crimsun at fungus.sh.nu>
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