meaning of --enable-checking flags

Kaveh R. GHAZI
Sun Feb 11 20:17:00 GMT 2007

On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Larry Evans wrote:

> The doc on --enable-checking at:
> 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/,
here's a link for quick access:

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

Kaveh R. Ghazi

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