[Vm-dev] Available debug vms for users?

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 00:18:27 UTC 2011

Hi Mariano,

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi guys. Building the VM could take time, mostly for new people. Lots of
> time people report a crash and some answers are "can you run it with gdb
> and tell me what is ...". So, what about providing a debug vm as well as
> the "production" one?  I know it requires some time to do it, but I think
> it can be worth it.
> Eliot, when you release a new VM, I don't imagine you do all by hand, you
> must have a script somewhere. Maybe just adding a couple of lines to also
> provide debug vms would be very very cool.
> Igor/Esteban: you can also do that very easily in jenkins since you
> already have configurations for debug.

Yes, I do use scrips.  I can upload debug VMs.  I build debug VMs for Mac
and Windows and could reasonably easily add building debug VMs for linux.
 I'll see about uploading them.  I can always delete the older ones if
space is an issue.

> Cheers
> --
> Mariano <http://marianopeck.wordpress.com>, trying to build again the VM
> in debug mode to trace a crash...

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