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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3-mm1
--On Wednesday, August 13, 2003 22:18:29 +0200 Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 11:26:36AM -0700, George Anzinger wrote:
>> > that patch sets DEBUG_INFO to y by default, even if whether DEBUG_KERNEL
>> > nor KGDB is enabled. The attached patch changes this to enable DEBUG_INFO
>> > by default only if KGDB is enabled.
>>
>> Looks good to me, but.... just what does this turn on? Its been a
>> long time and me thinks a wee comment here would help me remember next
>> time.
>
> DEBUG_INFO add "-g" to CFLAGS.
> Main reason to introduce this was that many architectures always use
> "-g", so a config option seemed more appropriate.
> I do not agree that this should be dependent on KGDB.
> To my knowledge -g is useful also without using kgdb.

I have this in my tree (from Dave Hansen). Slightly twisted, but there's
no better way I can see. Goes on top of the kgdb patch.

M.

diff -purN -X /home/mbligh/.diff.exclude 520-queuestat/Makefile 550-config_debug/Makefile
--- 520-queuestat/Makefile 2003-07-28 18:30:57.000000000 -0700
+++ 550-config_debug/Makefile 2003-07-28 19:02:06.000000000 -0700
@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@ ifndef CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER
CFLAGS += -fomit-frame-pointer
endif

-ifdef CONFIG_X86_REMOTE_DEBUG
+ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_SYMBOLS
CFLAGS += -g
endif

diff -purN -X /home/mbligh/.diff.exclude 520-queuestat/arch/i386/Kconfig 550-config_debug/arch/i386/Kconfig
--- 520-queuestat/arch/i386/Kconfig 2003-07-28 18:59:00.000000000 -0700
+++ 550-config_debug/arch/i386/Kconfig 2003-07-28 19:02:06.000000000 -0700
@@ -1350,6 +1350,14 @@ config DEBUG_KERNEL
Say Y here if you are developing drivers or trying to debug and
identify kernel problems.

+config DEBUG_SYMBOLS_PROMPT
+ bool "Get debug symbols (turns on -g)"
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
+
+config DEBUG_SYMBOLS
+ bool
+ depends on DEBUG_SYMBOLS_PROMPT || X86_REMOTE_DEBUG
+
config DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW
bool "Check for stack overflows"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
-
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