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Re: cygwin bughunt (FAQ alert?)

On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 04:07:18PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, David Dindorp wrote:
>> Cristopher Faylor wrote:
>> > Actually, we do.  We provide the source code.  It's easy to build.
>> On your particular system which is tuned to do precisely this, maybe.
>> If it's as easy as you say, I'll spend some more time on it.
>> > Have you even tried it?
>> No.  For a couple of reasons.
>> [snip]
>> 3. I had no idea of the "--enable-debugging" option that creates a
>> debug version, or any of the other requirements for making the source
>> compile (I'm sure there exists some).
>Umm, that was my bad.  The thing is, "--enable-debugging" really produces
>a developer debug version, with extra tracing, etc.  If all you want is a
>version of DLL with all the symbols (i.e., unstripped), the regular build
>produces that as well.

...and now you get to repeat these facts endlessly as people find your
words in the archives and assume that they need use this option regardless
of follow-on discussion or the FAQ.


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