Getting Apple's libstdc++ debug mode into the FSF tree

Phil Edwards phil@jaj.com
Fri Jul 11 21:12:00 GMT 2003


Reviewing the patch itself:

> +   debug mode that provides additional checking of library facilities,
> +   and will report errors in the use of libstdc++ as soon as they can
> +   be detected by emitting a description of the problem to standard
> +   error and aborting the program. <p>

Missing a '/' on the trailing tag there.


> +     according to the same predicate that was passed
> +     to <code>binary_search</code>; the libstdc++ debug mode will
> +     detect an error if the sequence is not sorted or was sorted by a
> +     different predicate.</li>
> +   </ul>
> +   </p>

No </p> needed (or allowed) there.


> + <p>Additionally, you must rebuild your application and any C++
> +   libraries its depends on to enable the debug mode. Compile your C++
> +   code with the compiler flag <code>-D_GLIBCXX_DEBUG</code> and add
[...]
> +   the pedantic debug mode, compile your program
> +   with <code>-D_GLIBCXX_DEBUG_PEDANTIC</code> in addition
> +   to <code>_GLIBCXX_DEBUG</code>.</p>

Could I ask you to add these macros to the list in
docs/html/17_intro/howto.html#6 ?


Phil

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