Sven Suursoho wrote:
> Sat, 06 May 2006 20:38:48 +0300, Bruce Momjian <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > I still do not know why we can't do some kind of runtime test in python
> > and disable this feature for 2.4 builds that have debugging enabled.
> > Can we do a dynamic function load test from plpython? There must be
> > some function that is only visible in debug builds.
> Yes, I already did research last week after discussions about that. In
> unmodified Python distribution, in configure:
> if --with-pydebug
> define Py_DEBUG
> undef NDEBUG
> undef Py_DEBUG
> define NDEBUG
> Unfortunately, this is not case for Fedora Core 4, where assertions are
> used unconditionally. And to make things worse, there is no runtime symbol
> at all to indicate whether Python is compiled with debugging/assertions
> enabled (Py_DEBUG & NDEBUG are preprocessor symbols)
Can you test dynamically loading a function that is only visible in the
symbol table of debug builds, and check the return code?
In the Fedora Core 4 case, how did they make assertions always enabled?
I see the fix:
How did Fedora Core 4 enable asserts? I see the patch calling libc's
assert() directly, which should be enabled all the time.
Bruce Momjian http://candle.pha.pa.us
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