dev-pkgs not installed in Extensible SDK

Adrian Dudau

Adding dev-pkgs to SDKIMAGE_FEATURES I expected that the -dev packages would be installed in the sysroot in the eSDK, but it seems that is valid only for the standard SDK.

I have my own image that inherits core-image with various additions. In the standard SDK, the debug folder under rpi_standard/sysroots/aarch64-enea-linux/usr/src/debug shows like this:
acl expat less libtirpc make rpcbind
atk file libaio libtool mingetty rpm
attr findutils libarchive libunistring mpfr rsync
babeltrace fontconfig libassuan liburcu ncurses shadow
base-passwd freetype libcap libx11 nettle shared-mime-info
bash fuse libcheck libxau nfs-utils slang
bc gcc-runtime libcomps libxcb nspr sqlite3
blktrace gdbm libdnf libxcomposite nss strace
busybox gdk-pixbuf libevent libxcursor openssh systemd
bzip2 gettext libffi libxdamage openssl systemtap
cairo glib-2.0 libgcc libxdmcp pango tcf-agent
ccache glibc libgpg-error libxext patch tcl
coreutils gmp libidn libxfixes pciutils tcp-wrappers
curl gnutls libjpeg-turbo libxft perl trace-cmd
db gpgme libmpc libxml2 pixman util-linux
dbus gtk+ libnfsidmap libxml-parser-perl pkgconfig xz
dhcp harfbuzz libnl libxrandr popt zlib
diffstat json-c libpcre libxrender powertop
diffutils kbd libpng lttng-tools python3
e2fsprogs kmod librepo lttng-ust python3-pygpgme
elfutils latencytop libsolv m4 readline

In the extensible SDK, I only have this under rpi/sysroots/aarch64-enea-linux/usr/src/debug:
bash bc glibc ncurses

I tried building both SDKs based on a vanilla core-image-minimal, and the standard SDK has the sources installed as expected, but the ext SDK has no debug folder containing sources. I tried

I tried looking into the populate_sdk* classes, but the code there is very hard to understand at a first view. So I guess question is: Is this intended by design or is it a bug? If intended, what is the development worklfow for a user wanting to remote debug applications using shared libraries?

Best regards,

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