[Vm-dev] help with autoconf...

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Apr 22 18:28:50 UTC 2009

On 22.04.2009, at 20:04, Eliot Miranda wrote:

> Hi All,
>     I need to modify the autoconf scripts in the unix build to  
> arrange to omit the -fomit-frame-pointer flag form on e of the files  
> in Cog.  I've asked Ian for help but he's not responded for whatever  
> reason and I would like to solve the issue up front.  Is anyone  
> familiar enough with autoconf and has the free time to hold my hand  
> through the process.  I haven't got the patience to learn autoconf  
> myself (fundamentally because I think its a heap of crap, waaaay too  
> complicated to be worth the effort) but I would like to have the  
> rest of the VM compiled with -fomit-frame-pointer, essentially for  
> plugin performance, so I don't want to take the easy route and  
> simply omit -fomit-frame-pointer throguhout, and I don't want to  
> spend the time e.g. porting the Newspeak make framework, which would  
> be a good thing in the long run.
> Eliot

Ian is on vacation.

Easiest might be to add -fno-omit-frame-pointer when your file is  
compiled, this should cancel a previous -fomit-frame-pointer.

- Bert -

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