From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-09 17:12:42
[2003-10-09] David Abrahams wrote:
>Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> And to repay my gratitude I have a variation of your solution which
>> require patching GCC. Thanks to your discovery of the debug strings merge
>> problem, and to Dave G.'s mention of -fwritable-strings, the problem can
>> fixed by turning off the "readonly" flag for the debug strings section.
>> prevents the linker from running the n^2 merge algorithm. To do that one
>> objcopy --set-section-flags .debug_str=contents,debug some_file.o
>> On each compiled file. Normally the flags are contents,readonly,debug -
>> the above removes the readonly flag and voila, no merging of debug
>> :-) [I have Boost.Build changes to do this if there's interest.]
>Hooray!!! Yes, please!!! Can we have it be the default for debug mode?
Why yes, that's the way I coded it ;-) I'll put in the changes later today.
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