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

Gildas Bazin gbazin at
Mon Apr 30 08:11:34 CEST 2001

On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 00:37:51 Christophe Massiot wrote:

> --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.

I was just saying that because in at the bottom, there are
these lines:
# Debugging and profiling support
ifeq ($(TRACE),1)
CFLAGS += -g

So, is this a mistake or not ?

Gildas Bazin

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