On Sunday 09 February 2003 19:15, Mike Meyer wrote: > You can get everything to build with debug symbols by adding > "CFLAGS=-g" to /etc/make.conf. However, the system will strip the > binaries when it installs them. You could probably get the > non-stripped version installed if you really wanted to, but I'd > recommend not doing that, and just using the version in /usr/obj, > which shouldn't be stripped, for debugging.
Why shouldn't I do this? Is it just because debug binaries are bigger or run slower? If so, that's not a problem for me, I have a fast processor and a lot of memory. > Segmentation faults are pretty rare on all my systems, unless it's > code that is under active development. Are you sure it's not flaky > hardware? Note that not having problems under another OS is *not* a > sign that the hardware isn't flaky. I have always suspected the hardware because on my old computer, everything worked. But how do I see what the problem really is? Regards Daniela To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message