Hm. We are building Tor Browser the same way as Mozilla does it seems or are you saying the Mozilla bundles are not built with -g? That said we are stripping all the symbols to provide separate debug archives for investigating crashes. So, what exactly is added and problematic in our case if we follow Mozilla in that regard?
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