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Re: Policy or best practices for debug packages?



Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 07:48:27PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
>> Theodore Tso <tytso@MIT.EDU> writes:
>> 
>> > Speaking of the -g option, does anyone know off-hand whether or not
>> > it's worth it to build with -g3 (to get cpp macro definitions into the
>> > DWARF stubs)?
>> 
>> -g3 is also needed to get sane debugging information for C++ code,
>> IME.  It would be nice if it was the default, unless there's huge
>> overhead in terms of bloating up the DWARF2 .debug_* sections.
>
> I've always found -g to be enough with mozilla and webkit c++ code
> bases. What would -g3 add ?

Correct line numbers when dealing with inline templates, for one.
There were some other niceties, but I can't recall what they were off
the top of my head.


Regards,
Roger

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