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Subject: Re: [boost] PDB files missing from Windows binaries
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-24 16:00:42

On 21 Nov 2013 at 17:13, Lars Viklund wrote:

> > That said, there seem to be an issue with missing PDB files from the most
> > recent
> > Boost 1.55 binaries. This makes it difficult to debug applications, since
> > debug information is missing.
> If all you want is debug information and don't care overly much about
> distribution size, there's also always the good old /C7 flag to embed
> debug information in the libraries themselves.

I think you meant /Z7?

I very much +1 this approach of embedding debug info straight into
the DLLs. Sadly Microsoft appear to have removed the old /Zd flag for
generation the absolute most smallest embedded debug info, so /Z7 is
your only option remaining.


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