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RE: cygport: how to install package sources for debugging without recompiling?




Dear Brian,

> For Cygwin dlls, look at your installed lib... packages and install the related lib...-
> debuginfo packages where available:
> 	$ apt-cyg listall lib*-debuginfo | wc
> 	    350    1050   12704

As far as I can tell these files only contain sources, but nothing which would add debug info to stripped dlls:

$ tar -xavf mingw64-x86_64-runtime-debuginfo-6.0.0-1.tar.xz

$ find . -type f | sed -e 's/.*\.//' | sort -u
c
h
s
xz

> I am surprised at the number of supported mingw64- packages and the scarcity
> of related -debuginfo packages:

the MinGW support in Cygwin has very substantially improved in the last years, but indeed many -debuginfo packages for MinGW libs are missing.

Best regards,

Michael

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