Getting decent stack traces# Jun 10, 2008
Reading through this
bug is seriously
depressing to read (until Michael Matz steps in).
It was always complete madness to strip symbols from shipping binaries; it was always
madness to disable the frame pointer too. (The debuginfo trick is an excellent solution
to the problems of source-level debugging, by the way, it’s just taken way, way, too far).
This is why you have to install a 1Gb debuginfo RPM in order to run OProfile on the kernel. Crazy.
It’s a good read if you like to see certain people behaving like asshats
to their fellow community