Change in core[master]: restore --enable-symbols option again -- was FYI: Cleanup of debug options

Mat M matm at
Thu Nov 8 13:00:55 PST 2012

Le Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:40:03 +0100, Tor Lillqvist <tml at> a écrit:

>> the ones who used it have done so for quite a while under the current  
>> name...
> But surely what we strive for with all of this is not to make things
> easier for people who already know what something means, and know that
> they want it, or know that they don't want it?
> We want to make the meaning of these configure options as
> self-documenting as possible to total newbies, right?
I totally agree

--enable-debuginfo is fine, but IMHO maybe too similar to --enable-debug.

--enable-backtrace seems sensible, and quite clearly states we are not in  
a "real" debug session here.


My 2 cents.

Mat M

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