[Q] [PATCH] Configure fixes for motif and error-checking.
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Oct 25 21:58:06 EDT 2005
>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
Stephen> Unfortunately, for me it is no longer possible to select
Stephen> individual types.
>>>>> "Malcolm" == Malcolm Purvis <malcolmp at xemacs.org> writes:
Malcolm> That's because we have another policy of turning on all
Malcolm> error checking by default in beta releases.
Sure, but to me "by default" is what I get if I say _nothing_. But if
I say "I want this, that, and the other", I expect to get those and
only those. (This is sort-of like the --with-cflags-optimization flag
not turning on optimization.) I don't think I will be the only one
surprised by the current behavior.
I think we _do_ want to strongly encourage use of error-checking, so I
don't mind this property, but it should be documented.
How about a
# Warning: all error-checking defaults ON; you must explicitly disable
# it for each type.
# Warning: Use --enable-error-checking=none,... to reset the default to
# OFF for all types.
in the configure output/Installation file?
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