ENABLE_SYMBOLS=true does nothing

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Wed Oct 31 08:35:06 PDT 2012

On Wednesday 31 of October 2012, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Lubos Lunak <l.lunak at suse.cz> wrote:
> > I'd prefer to not bring it back because of a special use case that's
> > already easily doable as it is.
> Well tinderbox works nicely and easily with an autogen.lastrun
> associated with a given profile...
> messing with env variable is not as neat and is just a pain when
> managing many of these profile...
> what is the harm of --enable-symbol ?

 ./configure --enable-symbol
 ./configure CXXFLAGS='-Os -g'

 Where's the difference in that?

> note: I think the one that should go is dbgutil...
> --enable-symbol => release build but with symbols
> --enable-debug => debug build (with symbol of course)
> extra feature (dbg-util) => --enable-debug + runtime trigger to
> activate the 'special' stuff

 How exactly do you envision a runtime trigger that activates binary 
incompatibility? Because that's exactly what makes dbgutil different from 

 Lubos Lunak
 l.lunak at suse.cz

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