--enable-debug semantics have changed

Benedikt Meurer Benedikt.Meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Apr 2 22:59:00 CEST 2003

On Wed, 02, Apr 2003, Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> The --enable-debug semantics have changed:

Just to get things clear;

> 	--enable-debug=no/--disable-debug:
> 		No debugging (e.g. no -g added to CFLAGS and no asserts)

This is ment to be used by endusers once XFce4 is released. You may use
it now, but beware that this may cause parts of XFce4 to dump core
because of disabled asserts/checks.

> 	--enable-debug/--enable-debug=yes:
> 		defined, DEBUG=1 defined, -Wall added to CFLAGS

This is recommended for testers.

> 	--enable-debug=full:
> 		-g3 -Wall -Werror added to CFLAGS, deprecated flags defined
> 		as above, DEBUG=1 and DEBUG_TRACE=1 defined

This is suggested for developers.


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