meaning of --enable-checking flags

Kaveh R. GHAZI ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu
Sun Feb 11 20:17:00 GMT 2007


On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Larry Evans wrote:

> The doc on --enable-checking at:
>
>    http://gcc.gnu.org/install/configure.html
>
> contains:
>
>    --enable-checking=list
>
> and implies that list may either be a category (yes,all,release,no) or a
> sequence of flags (e.g. fold,gcac,gc,valgrind); however, it doesn't
> describe what the flags mean.  Could someone do that or provide
> a link to the descriptions.

The --enable-checking values are described briefly in gcc/config.in,
here's a link for quick access:
http://gcc.gnu.org/viewcvs/trunk/gcc/config.in?revision=120315&view=markup

I think a patch adding descriptions to the docs would be an improvement.
Would you like to submit one?

		Thanks,
		--Kaveh
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Kaveh R. Ghazi			ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu



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