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Re: Developer_CFLAGS

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Developer_CFLAGS
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 19:52:20 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 07:08:44AM -0800, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:
>      > Can anyone suggest an appropriate way in which we can set some
>      > additional CFLAGS which are seen by developers, but not in tarballs
>      > intended for the general public?
>      Add an "--enable-developer-mode", I guess?  (We already have
>      something like that for --with-gui-tools, right?)
>      > Eg: -DGDK_MULTIHEAD_SAFE=1  etc.
>      What does that do?
> It disables certain parts the the API which might cause problems when
> running applications on a system with more than one display.

Can you explain why we would want that for developers but not for
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