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Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:08:40 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Makefile changes to make building *-clang-debug easier

On 16 Apr, 2013, at 11:04 , Frank Dittrich <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> currently, -faddress-sanitizer is used for the *-clang-debug builds.
> But clang 3.2 complains that this option is deprecated, and suggests
> using -fsanitize=address instead.
> I am, however, not sure whether or not older clang versions support
> -faddress-sanitizer, but not -fsanitize=address.
> Due to, none of these
> options can be used on Fedora 18.
> That's why I decided to patch Makefile and introduce a new variable,
> I also changed the default from the old -faddress-sanitizer to the new
> -fsanitize=address.
> This might destroy backwards compatibility, so I am not sure whether I
> should send a pull request for unstable.
> That's why I just attach the patch.
> OTOH, the *-clang-debug targets are intended for developers, not for end
> users. They are not even mentioned when just using "make".
> What do you think?
> Frank
> <0001-Makefile-changes-to-make-building-clang-debug-target.patch>

I haven't tried it yet but it sounds like a good idea to me.


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