new makefile.

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 29 14:01:04 PDT 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 8/29/06, George Boudreau <georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>>
>> (Who knew ICA was so useful)
> 
> Another person sees the light! It's a steep slope to climb to get set
> up, but it's a kick ass debugging tool for building software.
   ..It has been a while since I used it on Greg's DIY-Linux scripts.
> 
>>    Problems still remain as I see references to
>> /tools/lib/gcc.....(debug symbols) inside the executables. I am trying
>> to find out if these artifacts also exist in the original code (1.0).
>> This may be normal as I did not see any comments in the lists..
> 
> This definitely happens for binaries created before the final gcc. Do
> you see it on all the binaries, even after gcc has been installed?
   .. I cannot say  100% of binaries are this way but way too many are.
> Alas, I've been doing the ICA runs the same way as Greg, which is to
> strip off all the debugging symbols before comparison. After stripping
> the debugging symbols, they should be identical.
   .. yes, strip the symbols and they are alike. The issue I have: is 
this a product of the jhalfs scripting or a natural occurrence.
> 
> -- 
> Dan




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