adding debug variants?
paulbeard at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 17:51:55 PDT 2007
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On Mar 11, 2007, at 1:41 PM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> IMHO, instead of a variant, MacPorts should allow users to specify
> default compiler options (e.g., CFLAGS) since there are too many
> possibilities. For instance, though -O0 is better for real debugging
> purpose, it degrades performance, and in general, -O1 is fine for
> normal use and still allows a significant core dump in case of crash.
Sure, if people can do that with confidence. what I was thinking was
a scenario where the maintainer or upstream folks had a specific
incantation they wanted used and that would be used if the +debug
variant was passed. I agree that one size does not fit all.
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Are you trying to win an argument or solve a problem?
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