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Re: emacs-20101122 windows binaries

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: emacs-20101122 windows binaries
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:06:42 +0100

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:00 AM, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> wrote:
> Sean Sieger <address@hidden> writes:
>> Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
>>     I guess no debug info has been included (probably not a good idea for
>>     snapshots).
>> My bad:
>>  - Snapshots should or should not include debug info?
>>  - Pretests should or should not include debug info?
> Snapshots and Pretests are primarily for testing, so including debug
> info is essential.
>>  - Releases should or should not include debug info?
> In my experience, users complain (still in 2010) about the size of the
> binary if it changes drastically between releases. So shipping without
> debug info avoids such complaints at the expense that bugs are harder to
> debug (but most users that would be willing to debug for you will be
> using the snapshots or willing to build from source anyway).

I offer the same question as I did before: Is there any advantage of
shipping both binaries with debug info and without it? (In separate
downloads, of course.)

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