Subject: Re: Option to enable debug support in a pkg
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/01/2005 16:33:03
On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 10:20:28AM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> You could do so, but it is configuration process specific.  For instance,
> only GNU_CONFIGURE packages can use this knob by adding --enable-debug to
> CONFIGURE_ARGS; other packages may need to support the option differently.

You misunderstood me. I'm asking for a standartized option name & semantic,
but leave the implementation to the individual pkg (as shown in the two
examples I quoted).

This is similar to the "test" target.