[aur-general] keep debugging symbols in AUR package

Morgan Adamiec morganamilo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 00:30:32 UTC 2018

On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 at 01:28, Friedrich Strohmaier
<damokles4-listen at bits-fritz.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I use to install AUR package fotoxx.
> I get some zappcrash message when closing the application an would like to help the author finding the bug.
> The author sent adapted source packages to get more debugging information.
> I tried change the PKGBUILD's "pkgrel"- variable to generate several packages
> containing debugging symbols, but at the end of the build this message looks
> suspicous:
> ..
>   -> Stripping unneeded symbols from binaries and libraries...
> ..
> What makes packages keep debugging symbols?
> Tips?
> Keywords for wiki search?
> Any hints welcome :o))
> --
> Friedrich

See PKGBUILD(5). You need to add !strip to the options. Or perhaps a
better way is to use the debug option.

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