[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Source level debug

Rich Felker dalias
Mon Mar 3 03:22:11 CET 2008

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 03:01:31AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > Why not simply always use -g3 if that is supported?  I see no need for
> > > extra command line options.
> > 
> > Probably because most users do not want 500 megs of extra crap in
> > their build directory (and the corresponding slowdown of compile due
> > to disk io) for a feature they won't use.
> I think Mans is talking about always using -g3 in debug mode instead of
> having two different debug modes.

Even still... Is that really appropriate? I'm not familiar enough with
the difference to know, but I'm skeptical of anything that reduces the
ability to tune between the extremes of bloat and features.


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