[packagekit] pk-debuginfo-install and hashes
hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 02:53:34 PST 2009
2009/12/8 Patryk Zawadzki <patrys at pld-linux.org>:
> Recent gcc versions have the nice feature of signing builds with a unique hash.
> I think it would be nice if pk-debuginfo-install allowed automatic
> installation when given just this hash. It should be as easy as
> finding a package that provides
> "/usr/lib/debug/.build-id/01/23456...". Is it easily doable or would
> it require some architectural changes (I know it could be expensive in
> yum case as AFAIK it does not download file indexes by default)?
It's pretty easily doable. If yum has to download an additional
metadata file then so-be-it. Is the path /usr/lib/debug/.build-id/
standardized on all distros?
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