debug libs (Re: KDE/kdelibs/cmake/modules)

William A. Hoffman billlist at
Thu Mar 2 15:38:20 GMT 2006

At 09:07 AM 3/2/2006, Ralf Habacker wrote:
>William A. Hoffman schrieb:
>>At 07:07 AM 3/2/2006, David Faure wrote:
>>>On Wednesday 01 March 2006 21:58, Joseph Wenninger wrote:
>>>>I think most of the time you could use debug kdelibs, which are compiled against a non debug qt, since most bugs are probably kdelibs related, not qt. During KDE 3.x development I usually used a release built of qt.
>>>Well that's really up to everyone. I strongly prefer using a debug build of qt myself,
>>>being able to step through qt sometimes helps understanding a kde bug.
>>On windows, I don't think this will work.  It is difficult to mix release and debug
>>libraries with the Microsoft compiler.   
>Are there any experience with the mingw compiler (g++) in this area ? Does it have the same problems ?

I don't think it will have the same problems as the debug format is different than
the one used by MSVC.  I think the windows run time libraries it links to are always release.


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