use MALLOC_PERTURB_ ... or lose

Peter Jones pjones at
Thu May 6 17:13:11 UTC 2010

On 05/06/2010 12:41 PM, Garrett Holmstrom wrote:
> On 5/6/2010 4:16, Thomas Spura wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, den 05.05.2010, 21:34 -0500 schrieb Eric Sandeen:
>>> Matt McCutchen wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 16:51 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>>>>> See the 'debugmode' package.
>>>> Neat, I wasn't aware of that package.
>>> which is why I still like the idea of foisting some degree of
>>> debug testing on everyone in rawhide and/or beta ;)
>>> (If it's opt-in, it's usually opt-never :( )
>> Then make it default, but let users easily disable it again in a sec...
> Should something obsolete that package as release time approaches so 
> people can test things without as much debugging on?

Obsoletes is an awfully blunt instrument for this - it'd be a lot better to
make change the (and its .csh friend) have a conditional+config to
decide whether to import the sysconfig bits based on either a) is this rawhide,
and b) has the admin overridden "a" in the config?


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