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From Brian Pane <brian.p...@cnet.com>
Subject Re: Passing file/line ALL the time WAS: RE: [PATCH] Default tagging of pools in debug mode [2]
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2002 20:12:06 GMT
Ian Holsman wrote:

> Sander Striker wrote:
>
>>> From: Ian Holsman [mailto:ianh@apache.org]
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Default tagging of pools in debug mode [2]
>>>
>>> Stupid Question Time:
>>> is there a problem just enabling file/line passing to this ALL the 
>>> time?
>>> I mean.. it's just a extra parameter on the stack.
>>>
>>> this would make it MUCH easier to enable/disable debugging.
>>>
>>
>> Although it would make things easier to enable debugging, for
>> normal operation of an apr using application it is not needed.
>>
> true.
> but it doesn't affect performance or functionality or usability.
> what this would enable us to do would be to change the .so/dll and
> bang.. instant debug info without haveing to recompile anything.
>
> this would be MUCH easier to manage when you are experiencing a problem
> with a live/production site. 


+1

When a production environment suddenly turns into a debug environment
(because something breaks), you really don't want to have to wait for
the whole app to recompile.

--Brian




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