Bug 864601 - debuginfo-install should install gcc-base-debuginfo, not gcc-debuginfo
debuginfo-install should install gcc-base-debuginfo, not gcc-debuginfo
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 706973
Blocks: 708321
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Reported: 2012-10-09 13:52 EDT by Jan Kratochvil
Modified: 2015-02-17 09:30 EST (History)
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Clone Of: 706973
Last Closed: 2015-02-17 09:30:06 EST
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Description Jan Kratochvil 2012-10-09 13:52:33 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #706973 +++

--- Additional comment from jreiser@bitwagon.com on 2012-09-28 03:18:49 CEST ---

The problem persists in Fedora 17 with libgcc-4.7.0-5.fc17.x86_64.  166MB of debuginfo just because of libgcc_s.so.1.  This is unreasonably large; there should be only 1 MB or less.

# debuginfo-install squashfs-tools-4.2-2.fc17.x86_64
 gcc-debuginfo   x86_64     4.7.0-5.fc17    fedora-debuginfo      166 M

--- Additional comment from james.antill@redhat.com on 2012-10-04 19:36:34 CEST ---

 If elfutils came with a python module which provided an API to do /bin/bash => /usr/lib/debug/.build-id/b9/d67be78bc8684290a53cae0dab92bd6e5116fc.debug ... then we could certainly add that (at least as an option).
 It would require "guessing" about what to pass into the API, and would require downloading the filelist (on previous suggestions it was suggested that these could be added as buildid(b9d67...) provides, fixing that problem).

 But the biggest problem is doing the /bin/bash => buildid without running a random program and screen scrapping the output.

--- Additional comment from roland@hack.frob.com on 2012-10-04 19:39:43 CEST ---

libdwfl provides fairly straightforward ways to do this.  Feel free to contribute a Python module using it (or general Python bindings).


First step is therefore to create elfutils Python bindings.
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2012-10-09 13:55:50 EDT
FWIW there's a pure-python ELF and DWARF reader ("pyelftools") described here:
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 12:57:59 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
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Comment 3 Paul Nasrat 2013-07-13 23:50:04 EDT
Is there a plan for this? It'd be easy to integrate pyelftools if needed - and then only pull in gcc-debuginfo if there is a hard dep on gcc.
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