Bug#944231: gitg: No debug symbols package for gitg

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Nov 6 12:41:57 GMT 2019

On Wed, 06 Nov 2019 at 11:51:34 +0000, Russel Winder wrote:
> In trying to debug an issue with gitg from the gitg package, I was asked to install the debug
> symbols package so as to get a better strace and gdb traceback.
> However, there seems to be no gitg debug symbols package for Debian Sid on amd64.

Please add the debian-debug repository to your apt sources:

It isn't enabled by default, to avoid downloading lots of -dbgsym metadata
in the (hopefully common) case where you aren't debugging something.

gitg-dbgsym is definitely available:


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