[Development] debug symbols for official Qt releases

Jędrzej Nowacki jedrzej.nowacki at theqtcompany.com
Fri Mar 4 13:47:25 CET 2016

On Friday 04 of March 2016 13:22:05 Ulf Hermann wrote:
> > The option is being evaluated. The main problem is that it seems that the
> > installer size grows 2x with force-debug-info enabled, we need to confirm
> > that it is not the case.
> You can add the debug symbols as optional separate packages. People who need
> them can install them then, and we don't need to push larger installers to
> anyone else. In fact, the current release packages could be even smaller if
> we strip out the rudimentary debug symbols they currently contain.
> regards,
> Ulf

Yes, of course we can, but it requires more work to do, so it is better to 
evaluate the size first  :-) 


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