Commit e2fe042b authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King Committed by Kitware Robot
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Merge topic 'cpack_debug_doc'

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 CPack/DEB+RPM: Update documentation on debug symbol package creation
Acked-by: Kitware Robot's avatarKitware Robot <kwrobot@kitware.com>
Merge-request: !6393
parents 0660dc4d 008d55df
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......@@ -650,11 +650,20 @@ Dbgsym packaging has its own set of variables:
* Mandatory : NO
* Default : OFF
.. note::
Setting this also strips the ELF files in the generated non-dbgsym package,
which results in debuginfo only being available in the dbgsym package.
.. note::
Binaries must contain debug symbols before packaging so use either ``Debug``
or ``RelWithDebInfo`` for :variable:`CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE` variable value.
Additionally, if :variable:`CPACK_STRIP_FILES` is set, the files will be stripped before
they get to the DEB generator, so will not contain debug symbols and
a dbgsym package will not get built. Do not use with :variable:`CPACK_STRIP_FILES`.
Building Debian packages on Windows
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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......@@ -840,6 +840,10 @@ Debuginfo RPM packaging has its own set of variables:
Binaries must contain debug symbols before packaging so use either ``Debug``
or ``RelWithDebInfo`` for :variable:`CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE` variable value.
Additionally, if :variable:`CPACK_STRIP_FILES` is set, the files will be stripped before
they get to the RPM generator, so will not contain debug symbols and
a debuginfo package will not get built. Do not use with :variable:`CPACK_STRIP_FILES`.
.. note::
Packages generated from packages without binary files, with binary files but
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