Setting Debug flag in /etc/make.conf
swell.k at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 03:39:18 UTC 2010
Robert Bonomi <bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com> writes:
>> I have been having problems with several different programs lately.
>> Would there be any serious drawback to simply setting: "WITH_DEBUG= "
>> in the /etc/make.conf file to force everything I build/rebuild to be
>> built with debug symbols? I am assuming that I can simply place that
>> flag in the make.conf file. Do I have to also give it a value; i.e "=1"
>> or "=yes" also?
> What's wrong with the traditional way of doing this -- i.e., setting the
> environment variable CFLAGS to -g befoe your start make-inthings?
Because you need to define empty STRIP, too. OTOH, setting WITH_DEBUG or
DEBUG_FLAGS does this for you.
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