Kaffe requires -g

Archie Cobbs archie at whistle.com
Thu Feb 24 16:54:59 PST 2000

Patrick Tullmann writes:
> Building kaffe requires that the '-g' flag be passed to gcc.
> Otherwise, you get a very broken executable.

Why is that? -g just includes debugging info in a separate section.
The executable code should be the same (eg., strip the -g object
and you get the same object compiled without -g).

But maybe my understanding is too simplified for reality..


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