On Tuesday 12 May 2015 14:42:50 Harald Sitter wrote:
> alohas
> so, today Martin Gräßlin and I worked out that pkg-kde-tools somehow
> lost flags in the process of porting to kf5. in particular:
> ./datalib/kf5_flags:-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debian
> was originally backed by the kde4libs patch
> http://paste.ubuntu.com/11095296/
> which was not carried into kf5/ecm.
> Does anyone actually know why we have a custom build type instead of
> simply using RelWithDebInfo which does *exactly* the same thing and
> doesn't depend on some silly patch?

I don't remember the details, but I think that comes from my first days in the 
team and the change was introduced by Modestas.

Sune or Pino might remember.

And it might have been due to RelWithDebInfo not being enough at that time, 
which doesn't means it is now, a lot has changed.

> And in case no one remembers, does anyone have objections to simply
> switch this to RelWithDebInfo moving forward?

What are the code differences between both? I mean, to see if that hints us at 

#exclude <windows.h>

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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