Does GhcDebugged work?

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Sep 24 17:23:16 EDT 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 05:12:23PM -0400, Edward Z. Yang wrote:
> I wasted an afternoon compiling GHC with GhcDebugged = YES in my
> mk/, only to have ghc-stage2 tell me it wasn't compiled
> with -debug.  Looking at mk/, it seems that GhcDebugged
> is unconditionally set to NO.  What am I doing wrong?

mk/ should override the mk/ setting.

Note that if you're running validate you need to set settings in
mk/ instead.

What does
    make show VALUE=GhcDebugged


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