Introducing debuginfod service for Tumbleweed

Added by lrupp 14 days ago

We are happy to pre-announce a new service entering the openSUSE world:

https://debuginfod.opensuse.org

debuginfod is an HTTP file server that serves debugging resources to debugger-like tools.

Instead of using the old way to install the needed debugging packages one by one as root like:

zypper install $package-debuginfo

the new debuginfod service lets you debug anywhere, anytime.

Right now the service serves only openSUSE Tumbleweed packages for the x86_64 architecture and runs in an experimental mode.

The simple solution to use the debuginfod for openSUSE Tumbleweed is:

export DEBUGINFOD_URLS="https://debuginfod.opensuse.org/"
gdb ...

For every lookup, the client will send a query to the debuginfod server and get's back the requested information, allowing to just download the debugging binaries you really need.

More information is available at the start page https://debuginfod.opensuse.org - feel free to contact the initiator marxin directly for more information or error reports.


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