[OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC] openwrt: Allow extraction of debuginfo from all binaries

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Fri Aug 1 07:27:36 EDT 2014

On 2014-07-24 17:26, Helmut Schaa wrote:
> Introduce a new config symbol EXTRACT_DEBUGINFO to extract debuginfo
> from all binaries. This depends on USE_STRIP and DEBUG.
> The debuginfo of all packages will be extracted from the binary
> and copied into "bin/$platform/debuginfo".
> This allows better debugging of coredumps by loading the debuginfo
> into gdb.
> Signed-off-by: Helmut Schaa <helmut.schaa at googlemail.com>
How does this patch help with debugging? Debug info is already staged in
staging_dir/target-*/root-*. This path is used by scripts/remote-gdb,
which also accepts corefiles.

- Felix
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