Subject: Re: Anti-Optimizing Build (Was Re: optimizing compilation of
To: Nate Hill <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/15/2003 20:31:58
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Nate Hill wrote:

> On Mon September 15 2003 00:46, Scott Zahn wrote:
> > Hey all, I'm in the process of upgrading netbsd 1.6 to
> > netbsd-current on my box.  I really want to optimize the binaries
> > I'm compiling.  Is there a better way to specify gcc flags other
> > than editing the 20 or so Makefiles and configure scripts?  I
> > already have CFLAGS and CPPFLAGS set in my environment, but they
> > don't seem to have any affect.  If anyone could point me in a good
> > direction, I'd appreciate it.
> I to would like to know if there are any simple ways to control
> optimization in a -current build (sources w/, but for
> different reasons. I want to disable all compiler optimizations (-O*
> -> -O0) and enable complete "debugging". I want full symbol tables
> and non-stripped binaries. Anyone know a simple way to do this
> globally?

Setting DBG=-g in the environment should do it.