libg.a does not contain debugging information

Martin Walter
Thu Aug 20 23:16:00 GMT 2009

> I have ported the newlib 1.17.0 to our architecture, but the libg.a
> does not contain any debugging information and has exactly the same
> size as libc.a. This is how I built the newlib:
> export GCC_FOR_TARGET=spear32-gcc
> export CFLAGS_FOR_TARGET="-Os --save-temps"
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/spear --target=spear32
> make && make install
> Is there anything wrong with that?

I just found out the following: when leaving CFLAGS_FOR_TARGET
unexported, both libc.a and libg.a contain debugging information. It
would however be nice to have an optimization level set.


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