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Re: phew!

From: Branko Čibej <branko.cibej_at_hermes.si>
Date: 2000-09-13 16:30:54 CEST

Greg Stein wrote:
> The --with-maintainer-mode sets up those extras for us. Specifically:
> *) more warning switches to GCC
> *) set the SVN_DEBUG macro that SVN can key off of for add'l debug
> functionality
> *) set the AP_DEBUG macro (for mod_dav_svn) to pick up similar debug
> features when it includes Apache headers
> We also have a --with-debug switch. This is intended for groups (2) and (3).
> It turns on the -g switch, turns off -O... (and turns on -Wall if gcc).
> --with-maintainer-mode is a superset of --with-debug (e.g. it also sets -g
> -Wall).

BTW, _why_ are these called --with-maintainer-mode and --with-debug?
I thought "--with-..." was supposed to be used to locate or enable
packages and tools, and features should be swithced on with
"--enable-..." (e.g., --with-expat, but --enable-maintainer-mode).


Branko Čibej                 <branko.cibej@hermes.si>
HERMES SoftLab, Litijska 51, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:08 2006

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