[coreboot] [PATCH] add debug information to v2 builds

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Nov 28 13:09:10 CET 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> Can we make this optional, please? 700MB is already quite a lot, let alone 1.6GB.
>> The changes are fine with me, but there should be some option somewhere
>> to not generate the extra 900MB of debug output if you don't want it.
> That's also one of the reasons why I didn't ack the complete patch. I do
> coreboot development on my work machine which happens to be a laptop
> with not enough hard disk space. I would have to delete some stuff to
> run the new abuild.
> AFAICS abuild images are not fully bootable anyway because they have no
> payload. I may be wrong, though. However, if I'm right, the debug
> symbols in abuild don't help anyone. Debug symbols in "real" builds
> would make sense.
Even with the most expensive laptop disks, the price per gigabyte is at
20-60 euro cents.

Are we really having this discussion in 2008?

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