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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH OSSTEST] Stash debug symbols for build results

On Thu, 2013-10-31 at 12:14 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:

> The kernel has:
>         config DEBUG_INFO_REDUCED
>                 bool "Reduce debugging information"
>                 depends on DEBUG_INFO
>                 help
>                   If you say Y here gcc is instructed to generate less 
> debugging
>                   information for structure types. This means that tools that
>                   need full debugging information (like kgdb or systemtap) 
> won't
>                   be happy. But if you merely need debugging information to
>                   resolve line numbers there is no loss. Advantage is that
>                   build directory object sizes shrink dramatically over a full
>                   DEBUG_INFO build and compile times are reduced too.
>                   Only works with newer gcc versions.
> This seems like a good bet so I will try it.

Result is 30M uncompressed, 13M gzip compressed. Good enough? (with
compression I assume).


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