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Appendix K Download debugging resources with Debuginfod

debuginfod is an HTTP server for distributing ELF, DWARF and source files.

With the debuginfod client library, libdebuginfod, GDB can query servers using the build IDs associated with missing debug info, executables and source files in order to download them on demand.

For instructions on building GDB with libdebuginfod, see –with-debuginfod. debuginfod is packaged with elfutils, starting with version 0.178. See for more information regarding debuginfod.