Re: [Linux-ia64] new kernel patch (relative to 2.4.18)

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-04-23 01:34:39
>>>>> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 16:57:20 +0200, Andreas Schwab <> said:

  Andreas> writes: |> Yoav- |> |> Simple answer:
  Andreas> Yes, it can be safely removed.  |> |> Longer answer: David
  Andreas> likes to use `gdb' to track down bugs, it makes life |>
  Andreas> easier to take a fault address and use `gdb' to find the
  Andreas> exact source line |> that caused the error.  I personally
  Andreas> don't like the size of the boot image |> file that this
  Andreas> creates so one of the first things I've always done after
  Andreas> |> applying all of the IA64 patches is remove this flag.
  Andreas> Use it or not, |> whatever you prefer.

  Andreas> Or just use "strip -g".

Or "make compressed", which will give you vmlinux (with debug info),
and vmlinux.gz (without debug info).

Received on Mon Apr 22 08:36:26 2002

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