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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] bjam - no strip option
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-25 04:30:32

On Thursday 22 October 2009 Anthony Foglia wrote:

> Anant Rao wrote:
> > If I build a release version on linux using gcc, the symbols are all stripped out because it uses the '--strip-all' linker option.
> > Is there a way to disable this option? If so, how to do it?
> Try setting the debug-symbol feature to on. So in your Jamroot:
> project
> : requirements
> <debug-symbols>on
> ;

That will actually add a pile of debug information. It probably is a better idea
to avoid --strip-all, since it's rarely done by other projects, even in release
configuration. Comments?

- Volodya

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