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Re: Debug and diagnostic options
On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 05:12:02PM +0100, Juan RP wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2008 17:07:01 +0100
> "Julio M. Merino Vidal" <jmerino%ac.upc.edu@localhost> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > [ Please CC me as I'm not subscribed to this list ]
> > I see that the default configuration files for Xen, both in i386 and
> > amd64, have the DEBUG and DIAGNOSTIC options turned on by default
> > [*]. Why is this? Can they be removed and let the user decide if he
> > really wants them, as we do with all other kernels?
> > I'm asking because I added those two options to a GENERIC.local file
> > and then rebuilt the whole system, hoping that all release kernels
> > would be built with these options. But, to my surprise, the built
> > broke because they were being redefined in the Xen kernels.
> > Thanks.
> > * Little inconsistency: the ones in i386 do not define makeoptions
> > DEBUG="-g", whereas the ones in amd64 do.
> I asked that question some years ago when Xen 2 was still experimental...
> and Manuel said that it was there for testing. I agree with Julio and
> IMHO it's time to remove those options...
Xen amd64 and i386PAE are still experimental from my POV. I'd like to keep
them a bit more ...
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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