Subject: Re: Enabling separate debug symbol support for gdb6
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 07/17/2006 22:04:18
Luke Mewburn <> writes:

> * The default globaldebugdir is: /usr/lib/debug
>   I think that this should be:   /usr/libdata/debug

Why? It's data that exsits solely in relation to the library; it's the
same format as the libraries themselves, and it isn't any kind of
runtime data for anything but the debugger. Keeping it close to the
library seems right to me, and has the virtue of matching existing
practice on other systems.

        - Nathan