[Fedora-packaging] Make empty debuginfo packages a build error?

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat Jul 28 19:19:15 UTC 2007

On Saturday 28 July 2007, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "VS" == Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> writes:
> VS> And the Java case is a good example of another problem - I'm not
> VS> sure we'd want people to disable debuginfo packages because the
> VS> tools don't support creating sane ones from them yet.
> Actually it's possible to fix the Java packages; you have to move the
> source so that the scripts will find it.  I've been through this on
> pretty much all of the Java packages I reviewed.  (It's been a while
> since I did one, though.)  I've also had to do this with some Perl
> XS-built packages.

Ah, good to know.  If there's a common pattern how these files need to be 
moved around or how to generally find a way to do it, could you add some info 
about it to http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Debuginfo ?

> I admit this is nasty, but I've been assuming that we really want
> proper debuginfo when we can get it.


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