I want to rebuild a package to include debugging symbols, how would I do that? There is no
-dbg package available and also no
-dbgsym package from the ddebs repository.
You can do this in just a few steps:
Get the necessary tools and build dependencies:
sudo apt-get install devscripts fakeroot sudo apt-get build-dep <package>
Set the build options:
export DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="debug nostrip noopt"
Build the package:
fakeroot apt-get source -b <package>
Install the package:
sudo dpkg -i <package>*.deb