Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Nov 19 05:19:24 UTC 2019

devel at ntpsec.org said:
> Does the project have any recommendation/preference for downstream
> distributions? Should we enable debugging?

> On the one hand, the answer seems like "obviously yes". But then if that's
> the case, why does --enable-debug exist and default to off? 

I don't think it makes a significant difference.

I think I remember seeing a comment about "debug" scaring some people, so it 
should default to off.

If somebody encounters a bug, we might be able to learn something by having 
the user run with debug printout enabled.  I think I've seen that used a 
couple of times, probably a long time ago, maybe with NTP classic.

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