Re: [wmii] can't start firefox

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 19:42:36 +0200

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 11:36:43AM +0100, Simon Morgan wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 02:38:00AM -0400, Kris Maglione wrote:
> > It's late here, so let me clarify that I sometimes forget that people on
> > mailing lists use anything other than the development head of a given
> > program. The wmii releases specify -O2 (although -O3 works perfectly well
> > and gives noticable speed improvements) and do not include debuging
> > information. The binaries, however, are still not stripped. strip -s
> > removes ~15k, or about 10% (Note that a stripped Ion is ~328k, fluxbox is
> > ~8.4M).
> wmii-3 does't seem to use -O at all, unless I'm missing something.

Yes that is true. I think -O is no good default. The default of
the compiler should be the safest method, otherwise the compiler
is broken. If someone needs -O666 he can use this option on his

(I really doubt that you notice any difference)...


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