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gnustandards ChangeLog make-stds.texi

From: Karl Berry
Subject: gnustandards ChangeLog make-stds.texi
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 00:24:04 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/gnustandards
Module name:    gnustandards
Changes by:     Karl Berry <karl>       10/11/23 00:24:04

Modified files:
        .              : ChangeLog make-stds.texi 

Log message:
        further explication of debugging symbols


Index: ChangeLog
RCS file: /sources/gnustandards/gnustandards/ChangeLog,v
retrieving revision 1.129
retrieving revision 1.130
diff -u -b -r1.129 -r1.130
--- ChangeLog   23 Nov 2010 00:21:22 -0000      1.129
+++ ChangeLog   23 Nov 2010 00:24:04 -0000      1.130
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2010-11-22  Karl Berry  <address@hidden>
+       * make-stds.texi (Standard Targets): further explication about
+       being helpless without debugging symbols.
 2010-11-22  Ralf Wildenhues  <address@hidden>
        * doc/make-stds.texi (Standard Targets): Additional information

Index: make-stds.texi
RCS file: /sources/gnustandards/gnustandards/make-stds.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.62
retrieving revision 1.63
diff -u -b -r1.62 -r1.63
--- make-stds.texi      23 Nov 2010 00:21:22 -0000      1.62
+++ make-stds.texi      23 Nov 2010 00:24:04 -0000      1.63
@@ -715,8 +715,9 @@
 By default, the Make rules should compile and link with @samp{-g}, so
-that executable programs have debugging symbols.  Users who don't mind
-being helpless can strip the executables later if they wish.
+that executable programs have debugging symbols.  Otherwise, you are
+essentially helpless in the face of a crash, and it is often far from
+easy to reproduce with a fresh build.
 @item install
 Compile the program and copy the executables, libraries, and so on to
@@ -840,10 +841,7 @@
 stripped executable for actual execution while saving the unstripped
 executable elsewhere in case there is a bug.
address@hidden The gratuitous blank line here is to make the table look better
address@hidden in the printed Make manual.  Please leave it in.
 @item clean
 Delete all files in the current directory that are normally created by
 building the program.  Also delete files in other directories if they
 are created by this makefile.  However, don't delete the files that

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