JDK-8036003: Add variable not to separate debug information.

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Mon Mar 3 19:11:18 UTC 2014


* Daniel D. Daugherty <daniel.daugherty at oracle.com> [2014-03-03 09:57]:
> On 3/1/14 4:08 PM, Mike Duigou wrote:
> >  If we can put debuginfo into external files why would we ever want unstripped binaries?
> We deliver minimal stripped binaries so that can have stack traces
> with some amount of information in them when the debuginfo files
> are not available. We have not yet figured out how to implement
> minimal stripping on Windows so Windows hs_err_pid files have no
> symbols in them when the debuginfo bundles are not present.

Am I reading it right that when tools (like RPM) strip the debug
information from these binaries, hotspot will break completely when it
tries to generate a stack trace on crash?


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