Octave compiled with debug symbols?
On 2010-01-23 18:08 +0100, George wrote:
> I installed the lenny Octave package and this is what I get:
> octave:1> octave_config_info ("CXXFLAGS")
> ans = -O2 -g
> Does this mean that Octave was built with debug symbols?
> If so, why?
Because it makes debugging octave bugs possible? Note that the debug
symbols are stripped from the installed binaries and moved to a separate
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