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Re: [perl #128670] Out-of-date info on DEBUGGING in perlhacktips,perlrun

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Dave Mitchell
August 8, 2016 11:44
Re: [perl #128670] Out-of-date info on DEBUGGING in perlhacktips,perlrun
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On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:13:01PM -0600, Glenn Golden wrote:
> Yes, but mainly the text specifically referring to -g, implying that -g also
> turns on the -DDEBUGGING compiler symbol.
> Also, it's more than misleading, it's just wrong, at least with modern 
> perls. At least, that was my experience, and also what I came away with 
> from reading the responses in the thread where I asked about it. From 
> those responses, it sounded like Configure -g used to behave the way
> that's described in the excerpted text above, but hasn't for quite some time. 

With commit v5.25.3-166-gf075db8, I've reworked the text in INSTALL,
perlhacktips and perlrun to hopefully make things clearer.

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