Symbol stripping ?
m.hearn at signal.qinetiq.com
Wed Jan 8 04:20:03 CST 2003
I can look into doing this, but is there a reason we can't use -gstabs+
for all compilers? Will some compilers barf with this flag?
I can see the benefits of doing it this way, but configure already takes
On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 10:04, Eric POUECH wrote:
> IMO the test should be:
> - compile a little test program
> - test if it contains stabs info (this adds a dependency on binutils, but since the test is meant to compile wine it shouldn't be too much an issue)
> - if it doesn't, and if compiler is gcc then rerun the test with the -gstabs+ flag
> - it the test passes add the flag to CFLAG, otherwise warn the user (at the end of configuration) as we do for opengl
> however, this would be better in wine.ac (or equivalent) so that we can make use of it for other winelib programs for instance
> >Messsage du 08/01/2003 08:59
> >De : Mike Hearn <m.hearn at signal.qinetiq.com>
> >A : Shachar Shemesh <wine-devel at sun.consumer.org.il>
> >Copie à : Eric Pouech <eric.pouech at wanadoo.fr>, Mike Hearn <m.hearn at signal.dera.gov.uk>, <wine-devel at winehq.org>
> >Objet : Re: Symbol stripping?
> > What does gcc prior to 3.1 do with the -gstabs+ flag? If it ignores it,
> > or it's implied anyway, we could just have it always on.
> > If not then I have some bash here that can parse the output of gcc -v
> > and determine whether it's >= 3.1, would that be acceptable as a patch
> > to configure.ac?
> > The only other way would be to compile a little test app then run
> > objdump on it to figure out if stabs data was included, but testing the
> > GCC version would be faster.
> > On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 09:19, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> > > Eric Pouech wrote:
> > >
> > > > aren't you, by any chance, compiling with gcc >= 3.1 ?
> > > > if so, you need to force emission of stabs as a debugging format while
> > > > running configure
> > > > something like this should work
> > > > CFLAGS=-gstabs+ ./configure
> > >
> > > Maybe we should patch configure.ac to detect this and add the apropriate
> > > compile switch?
> > >
> > > >
> > > > A+
> > >
> > >
> > --
> > Mike Hearn <m.hearn at signal.qinetiq.com>
> > QinetiQ - Malvern Technology Center
Mike Hearn <m.hearn at signal.qinetiq.com>
QinetiQ - Malvern Technology Center
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