[fpc-devel] Debug Info proposal

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Jan 13 00:09:26 CET 2008

On Sun, 13 Jan 2008, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 12/01/2008, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho
> <felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think that the real solution for the perceived problem of big
> > executables is having build modes implemented on lazarus:
> I agree fully with Felipe.  Lazarus needs build modes.  Maybe even
> default it to 'release' build (does Delphi do that) - to shut most of
> those developers up.

Delphi does that. The downside is that you need multiple copies of
the compiled units: a copy with and copy without debug info 
(as delphi has...)

And obviously, you cannot debug a 'release build', this should be stressed
when implementing such a scenario.


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