On Monday May 21, 2007 at 04:12:15 (PM) Giorgos Keramidas wrote:

> > If I build a port with debugging information; i.e.
> > 'make -g', is that debugging information stripped out
> > when the program is installed? If so, is there anyway
> > to prevent this from happening?
> > 
> > I have been attempting to build 'claws-mail' with
> > debugging information; however, when I run the program
> > under 'gdb' that information does not appear to be
> > present. I heard that there was a 'STRIP' flag I could
> > set; however, I cannot find any definitive information
> > regarding it.
>     # env DEBUG_FLAGS='-g' CFLAGS='' ...
> The DEBUG_FLAGS option turns off symbol stripping.

Would that also work if "DEBUG_FLAGS='g'" were placed in the
/etc/make.conf file or does it have to be placed in the environment prior
to building the port. I assume that the '-g' has to still be placed on
the 'make' command when doing the actual build.

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