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Re: BuildID and proprietary (graphics) drivers



> On Sunday 19 August 2007, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > For such a package I don't know useful things the debuginfo rpm might ever
> > have. Why don't you just disable it entirely?
> 
> That's probably an ok approach.  But with debuginfo packages disabled, 
> rpmbuild does not strip all the binaries which it does with them enabled, so 
> people may want to strip executables and shared libs explicitly during build 
> if the symbols are not useful.

/usr/lib/rpm/redhat/brp-strip is run when find-debuginfo.sh isn't.

> > %define _enable_debug_packages 0
> 
> That does not disable debuginfo packages for me (F7 x86_64).  This does:
> 
> %define debug_package %{nil}

Bah.  Wonders of rpm spec conditionals.  Is there an %undef?  Maybe the
actual rpm wizards involved in setting up the current macro scheme could
say what the preferred method is.


Thanks,
Roland


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