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Re: NDEBUG when building packages?

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Ian Jackson
<ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> Daniel Pocock writes ("NDEBUG when building packages?"):
>> I notice some upstreams hack NDEBUG into their Makefile, while others
>> leave it at the discretion of the user
>> Is there any distribution policy for this?  Should I be adding something
>> into debian/rules to set -DNDEBUG when I prepare a package for release?
> -DNDEBUG is (normally) EBW.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBW ?

> Unless your packages are weird in some way, you shouldn't set it.
> Even if upstream specify it it can be right to remove it.

In that case, this should really be clarified. A lot of debian/cmake
packages are actually doing:


within there debian/rules files. This settings by default compiles
with: `-O3 -DNDEBUG`


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