--enable-debug=full is a VERY bad option??? (was: Re: gcc flags for developers)

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Fri Dec 9 17:28:25 GMT 2005

On Friday 09 December 2005 12:10, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> On Thursday 08 December 2005 02:02, Michael Pyne wrote:
> > I'd be interested in hearing (and fixing) these "horrifying hacks".
> >
> > Especially since there is no code in kdesvn-build to alter the
> > CXXFLAGS (they are read from the user's .kdesvn-buildrc).
> Well, did you read the sample kdesvn-buildrc in the light of the
> recent discussion?
> it contains lines such as:
> configure-flags --enable-debug=full
> cxxflags -g -pipe -march=i686
> Thats wrong on so many levels:
> - first of all it shouldn't be cxxflags. we have C code as well
> - hardcoding -march is wrong
> - setting -g after --enable-debug=full is plain stupid, because it
> overwrites what --enable-debug=full already did.
> - Also, full is a VERY bad option, as it disables important WARNINGS.

Am I missing something? I thought --enable-debug=full is what every 
developer should be using? If this isn't the case then what should I be 

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