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Mozilla shouldn't force -O2 optimisation on user
- Subject: Mozilla shouldn't force -O2 optimisation on user
- From: adamw at freebsd.org (Adam Weinberger)
- Date: Mon Apr 14 12:24:18 2003
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>> (04.14.2003 @ 1209 PST): Maxim Sobolev said, in 0.6K: <<
> I think that every concept of "WITHOUT_OPTIMIZE" added in
> rev.1.136 of ports/www/mozilla/Makefile is wrong. No port
> should force optimisation level on user - we have CFLAGS
> for this and each user should be able to select any
> performance/stability ratio he wants.
>> end of "Mozilla shouldn't force -O2 optimisation on user" from Maxim Sobolev <<
I, as a user, have always appreciated knowing when developers thought
certain optimization levels were useful enough to suggest that people
use them. I never go above -O2 unless I have specific reason to believe
that -O2 won't cause any problems. And for ports, WITH_OPTIMIZATION
flags are what I often look for.
I have no problem with making it default of off, and making WITH_ an
option, but I don't think the option should be removed altogether.
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