RFR: JDK-8036003: Add --with-debug-symbols=[none|internal|external|zipped]

Severin Gehwolf sgehwolf at redhat.com
Thu Nov 19 08:57:42 UTC 2015

On Wed, 2015-11-18 at 13:19 -0500, Omair Majid wrote:
> * Magnus Ihse Bursie <magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com> [2015-11-18 13:15]:
> >  * Maybe the name of the flag should reflect the fact that we're
> >  talking about native debug information, and not the java classes. Or
> >  maybe that's just understood..?
> Actually, I wouldn't mind at all if this option included debug
> information for java classes and set JAVA_CFLAG="-g" with some value(s)
> of --with-debug-symbols.


Having extra switches for java classes seem overly complicated (yet I
can see a need that this might not be desired). It would be nice to
have one switch which turns on debug symbols for both, native and java


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