Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592559
asm's jar containing debuggable code (asm-debug-all) is not provided
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:41:35 EST
Description of problem:
Asm jars in Fedora build are stripped of debugging information and compressed using asm's own utility. That effectively hinders the ability to debug asm code, browse their code using IDE etc. Asm maintainers has provided so called "debug" target which is not compressed and is built with full debug information on. Resulting jar, asm-debug, is part of standard asm package and is included in asm downloads. All jars in Fedora are built with this "obfuscation", which is how asm is built originally, yet asm provides also debug library, missing in Fedora. Please note that I am not talking about merely building jars with java debug info turned on - asm _compresses_ their jars as a post-processing step which makes all code browsing tools, debuggers etc. useless if asm-debug is not present.
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