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Re: default -g ??!?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: default -g ??!?
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 09:58:15 +0900

MK <address@hidden> writes:
> Ah, it's because of GNU make:

No it's not.

> "By default, the Make rules should compile and link with -g, so that
> executable programs have debugging symbols. Users who don't mind being
> helpless can strip the executables later if they wish." 
> Nice, flexible software it ain't.  

That isn't anything GNU make does, it's a _recommendation_ for Makefile

Automake, accordingly follows that recommendation, since it's a
higher-level too than make, and tries to provide sensible defaults
(whereas GNU make has no default compiler options).


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