[arch-dev-public] Default DEBUG_CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS provided with pacman 4.1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 31 10:08:55 EDT 2013

On 27/03/13 12:49, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 27/03/13 12:22, Jan Alexander Steffens wrote:
>> With pacman 4.1 just around the corner, we'll be getting support for
>> split debug information soon.
>> I would like to recommend "-gdwarf-4 -fvar-tracking-assignments" as
>> our default debug flags in makepkg.conf. These flags should allow for
>> better debug information in the presence of optimization (less <value
>> optimized out>; see man gcc).
> This is probably a better reference than the man page:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Debugging-Options.html
>> Thoughts?
> Note with gcc-4.8:
> DWARF4 is now the default when generating DWARF debug information. When
> -g is used on a platform that uses DWARF debugging information, GCC will
> now default to -gdwarf-4 -fno-debug-types-section.

Any comments?  You have ~12 hours...

I will use "-g -fvar-tracking-assignments" if no-one comments otherwise.


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