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

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Sun Aug 3 04:40:01 EDT 2014

On 2014-08-03 08:46, Alexandru Ardelean wrote:
> Well, this is useful because you have your FW build and your symbols
> right next to it for each build.
> Then, you can store them somewhere (FW + debug symbols) and if you get a
> crash/segfault on a specific build number you're covered because you can
> pull symbols and use them on coredumps for that specific build.
Debug symbols are typically primarily useful in combination with the
corresponding source code. If you don't have the source code in the same
place anymore, then gdb will be a lot less useful anyway.

- Felix
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