[flac-dev] [PATCH] configure.ac: don't try to unset -g from CFLAGS

Brian Willoughby brianw at audiobanshee.com
Mon Dec 1 08:36:59 PST 2014

On Dec 1, 2014, at 2:26 AM, Jan Stary <hans at stare.cz> wrote:
> On Dec 01 00:33:34, mle+la at mega-nerd.com wrote:
>> Jan Stary wrote:
>>> Yes, they are optimization switches.
>>> But what are they doing in a NDEBUG setup?
>>> It's none of NDEBUG's businnes to be adding these, right?
>> NDEBUG means "no debug". Turning on optimisations when debug is
>> disabled makes sense to me. What's the problem?
> Exactly. NDEBUG means "no debug". Nothing to do with "optimizations",
> let alone inventing -O flags the user didn't specify.

Every project / makefile specifies optimization flags by default. There's no precedent for having a public project with absolutely no optimizations, leaving everything to the user to specify. It's quite standard to have Debug, Release, and then NDEBUG for Distribution. All build types specify an optimization level.

Brian Willoughby
Sound Consulting

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