6.0R GENERIC makeoptions DEBUG=-g

Dev Tugnait dev at unixdaemon.org
Mon Nov 14 09:03:01 GMT 2005

safe to leave un-commented no hindrance in performance.

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 08:53 +0000, Simon Ironside wrote:
> Hello,
> > I think this is intentional.  Having DEBUG=-g means that you have a
> > kernel.debug which contains debugging symbols, which is quite useful
> > if you get a kernel panic and want to report it back.  On the other
> > hand, debugging symbols would be stripped before you install a new
> > kernel so it does not affect the running kernel.
> This has changed since 5.4 - I just wondered why and whether I would be 
> best leaving it as is or commenting it out.
> Simon
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