Subject: Re: Option to enable debug support in a pkg
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/01/2005 16:36:04
On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 04:08:16PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> As a user of a less common architecture (;-}) I frequently find myself
> debugging packages. Many do have configure or buildtime switches to
> support this, but they are different from pkg to pkg.

I'd really like to see a standard debug option (which defaults to off,
of course) in those packages which support switches. I can also think of
at least one other generic side-effect (not stripping libraries and
binaries), which might be triggered by that.