Need up-to-datre instructions for configuring for debug build

Amar Takhar verm at
Thu Jun 23 12:29:24 UTC 2016

On 2016-06-23 01:04 -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Eric S. Raymond <esr at>:
> > ./waf configure --enable-debug-gdb fails.  gdb complains of not being
> > able to see dany debugging symbols.
> Never mind, second try worked.  Maybe I fat-fingered someting.

Strange, any ideas as to the conditions you were compiling under?  Things like 
this shouldn't happen with the build.  I'll see if I can repeat at home what OS 
are you on?


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