[Lazarus] Lazarus Second Release Candidate, 1.2RC2
ganmax at narod.ru
Thu Jan 16 20:45:45 CET 2014
16.01.2014 18:41, Martin пишет:
> On 16/01/2014 06:45, Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
>> Am 2014-01-15 23:40, schrieb William Oliveira Ferreira:
>>> I think is much better change the default behavior to generate a
>>> external debug file but i don't know if it has any consequence...
>> I also wondered why this is *not* the default.
>> What are the reasons?
> Don't know.. Probably "Never touch a working system". The debugger has
> enough issues as it is.
> Changing this would need to be tested on many versions, of many OS (and
> for some many Distributions), with many versions of gdb, and linkers
> involved. (Not to mention at least 2 released fpc fixes and trunk.) That
> is a lot of work.
> Well ok, we could just put it out there, and wait for reports.
> Then IMHO, it is not just changing it. At the very least, the IDE must
> clean up the dbg file, if the exe is rebuild (without dbg info)
> Also it needs te be changed in many places (lazbuild, makefiles...). I
> tried to make dwarf default, a some ,time ago. I reverted, because it it
> turned out to need more and yet even more changes.
Somehow I don't think that this change will be as complex as changing
default debug format. Anyway, we can try to enable it in trunk and see
Maxim Ganetsky mailto:ganmax at narod.ru
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