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Subject: Re: Rockbox 3.10 packages

Re: Rockbox 3.10 packages

From: Frank Gevaerts <frank_at_gevaerts.be>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 10:50:58 +0100

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 08:38:21AM +0100, simon.eigeldinger_at_vol.at wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I just discovered that there are 3 packages for rockbox for my sansa
> clip plus available.
> the standard rockbox zip file and a rockbox elfs and maps package.
> what are those elfs and maps packages in the release dir for the
> sansa clip plus?

Those contain debug information that we need to keep around to make
sense of the addresses in panic messages so we can handle bug reports
more effectively. This means that while they are useful (some might even
say "essential") for developers, they're basically useless for end
users.

Frank

-- 
"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
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