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Re: changing "configure" to default to "gcc -g -O2 -fwrapv ..."

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: changing "configure" to default to "gcc -g -O2 -fwrapv ..."
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 12:00:04 -0800
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This is a horrible idea.  Please do not cripple the compiler on projects
that use Autoconf because some people write code that makes assumptions it
shouldn't.  This would be like automatically adding -fpermissive to
CXXFLAGS or adding -fno-strict-aliasing to CFLAGS, and just as wrong.

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <>

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