RFR: 8214796: Create a jlink plugin for stripping debug info symbols from native libraries
sgehwolf at redhat.com
Thu Feb 14 08:27:12 UTC 2019
On Wed, 2019-02-13 at 15:36 -0800, Mandy Chung wrote:
> On 2/13/19 1:04 AM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> > > --strip-native-debug-symbols no-keep-debuginfo
> > --strip-native-debug-symbols strip-debuginfo
> > --strip-native-debug-symbols remove-debuginfo
> > It would avoid using negation.
> What about 'omit', i.e.
> --strip-native-debug-symbols omit-debuginfo
> --strip-native-debug-symbols keep-debuginfo=<ext>
I like it. Good for me.
> > Sure. I've filed JDK-8218913 for doing this first. Would a name of --
> > strip-java-debug-symbols be acceptable? My thinking is that it would
> > have nice symmetry with --strip-native-debug-symbols. Thoughts?
> --strip-native-debug-symbols is okay.
> Having a second thought, javac -g and gcc -g both say "debugging
> information". I think we could go with:
> --strip-native-debug-info omit-debuginfo
> --strip-native-debug-info keep-debuginfo=<ext>
> unless anyone thinks `-debug-symbols` is better?
> The options are getting pretty good now.
+1. debug-info over debug-symbols is good for me.
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