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Re: Blog post about package management (aimed at fedora)



On 7/29/07, Caolan McNamara <caolanm redhat com> wrote:
> FWIW OOo debuginfo is about 450 megs, which is rather sucky to force to
> download on a crash. And neither OOo or firefox are using bug-buddy. In
> the case of OOo at least the crash info can be re-annotated offline back
> to source lines, so we don't loose anything by having no debuginfo
> installed. Though we don't get local variables etc with offline
> annotation, but we don't have those with the current crash reporter
> anyway.

I think OOo illustrates that whatever toolized solution to help users
install debuginfo packages as needed, would need to be smart enough to
blacklist certain packages that are known not to benefit from the
debuginfo install.

-jef


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