[Development] debug symbols for official Qt releases

Sune Vuorela nospam at vuorela.dk
Tue Mar 1 20:38:28 CET 2016

On 2016-03-01, Milian Wolff <milian.wolff at kdab.com> wrote:
> b) Apparently there are never any debug symbols shipped for the release build 
> fo Qt. Having debug symbols even for a release build is crucial for a good 
> profiling experience. Could we maybe get release builds in the future with -
> force-debug-info to improve this situation? I'm aware that one can get some 
> sense out of a profiler when only the end-level application is build in that 
> way, but one can often get much more insight when the stack below (or even in-
> between for the eventloop and signal/slot magic) also gets annotated stack 
> frames. Right now, I have to suggest people to build Qt themselves for the 
> sole purpose of profiling... A pity!

This would be amazing. Also for getting better backtraces from crashes
at users systems.


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