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Re: [Findutils-patches] allow ./configure --disable-assert

From: Eric Blake-1
Subject: Re: [Findutils-patches] allow ./configure --disable-assert
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 09:54:07 -0700 (PDT)

> > ./configure --disable-assert
> >
> OK for 4.3.


> For 4.2, it's a stability vs. benefit judgement call.   Could you
> please explain the benefit of doing this?

Point taken.  For 4.2, you can still use
./configure CFLAGS=-DNDEBUG

Using the gnulib assert module adds consistency with other GNU
projects that do likewise (coreutils, m4, ...).  But since it
is merely a convenience thing, rather than correcting a bug,
I withdraw the patch for the branch.

Eric Blake

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