Subject: Gnome debugging
To: None <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 11/16/2006 14:30:52

on to something else...

During one of the first runs of our pkgsrc-2006Q3 installation, 
nautilus errored out[1] in a Gnome session. Now, they have this 
{Netscape,Apple}-like bug reporter now, which popped up, asked me 
what I was doing and proceeded to send a mail to the Gnome Bugzilla.

But, other than with its Bug Reporter predecessors, I actually got a 
mail from a real Gnome developer about the problem, and he wanted 
stack traces with debug information. Which I found understandable.

Now - is my impression correct that pkgsrc installs Gnome libraries 
and binaries stripped? And is there a global switch (short of a 'make 
CFLAGS="-g -O2"' to install Gnome - better, all of pkgsrc - with 
debug information intact?


[1] "System:Preferences:Font", Button "Details...", Button "Go to 
font folder" --> Bug Reporter. Reproducible here.

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