compiling out debugging messages?

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Mon Feb 12 16:47:13 CST 2007

Lei Zhang wrote:
> Also, the patch from 2007/04/17 only removed -DWINE_NO_DEBUG_MSGS /
> -DWINE_NO_TRACE_MSGS from configure, but not from
> include/wine/debug.h.
Right, it was a problem with a lot of people turning debug messages off
and sending in useless problem reports. So that option got removed from
configure. There is one valid reason to turn debugging off and that is
to cross check that there are no side effects hidden in some debug message.

> On 2/12/07, Lei Zhang <thestig at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it still possible to compile out debugging messages? According to
>>, I can pass
>> --disable-debug, but the Changelog says that option was removed about
>> 10 month ago.

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