visudo enhancement to edit-syntax-check arbitrary files

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at
Fri Dec 14 16:09:23 EST 2001

In message <15386.26851.715335.618702 at>
	so spake Bob Proulx (rwp):

> The configure script is generated by autoconf and it is true of all
> autoconf generated configured scripts that the default is -g which
> follows GNU Project guidelines.  However you can easily provide any
> particular combination of compiler flags that you prefer.

Right.  The default for gcc is "-O2 -g" and "-g" for other compilers
since configure has no way of knowing how safe the various optimization
flags are on any particular compiler.  Furthermore, some compilers
use +On for optimization.

 - todd

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