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Re: [PATCH 2/2] mingw: enable DEP and ASLR




Hi Brian,

On Wed, 1 May 2019, brian m. carlson wrote:

> On Wed, May 01, 2019 at 08:39:22PM +0200, Alban Gruin wrote:
> > -Og also exists to debug[0], even if it’s far less known.  Perhaps it’s
> > better to check for -g (and its variants[1]) as the user clearly states
> > their intent to debug the resulting binary, rather than checking for
> > special cases.
>
> I can't speak for the Windows folks, but Debian frequently builds with
> -O2 -g and strips the debugging symbols into a separate package that can
> be installed in case of a crash. So -g need not be an indication of
> non-production use.

Precisely, Git for Windows imitates this strategy.

Thanks,
Dscho