using a source code debugger on vlc (and investigating a video

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Mon Apr 30 01:37:51 CEST 2001

À (At) 18:48 +0100 29/04/01, Gildas Bazin écrivait (wrote) :

>  > /configure --enable-debug --disable-optimizations
>I also forgot the --enable-trace option

--enable-trace will only make VLC a lot slower by creating a huge log 
file of what's done. For gdb you should just need --enable-debug, 
which adds -g to CFLAGS. You will probably need 
--disable-optimizations too, because optimizations can confuse the 
debugger sometimes.

Christophe Massiot.

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