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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: build debug qemu-xen in debug tools builds

On 03/09/13 16:32, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-09-04 at 01:12 +1200, Matthew Daley wrote:
>> > When building tools in debug mode (debug=y), pass --enable-debug when
>> > configuring qemu-xen to enable some debug support (namely, to prevent
>> > symbols from being stripped).
> This is from the installed binaries I suppose? Is this the only affect
> or are there others?

The other difference is not having -O2 in the CFLAGS for QEMU, I don't
think there is anything else (beyond an debug option related to TCG
which we don't use).

> I'd like some feedback from the qemu maintainers about whether this is
> an OK thing to do or not. Stefano/Anthony?
> Is it something we could consider doing unconditionally?

I've run several time qemu-xen with --enable-debug without any issue, so
I think it's fine to have this.

Anthony PERARD

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