Closed Bug 489122 Opened 13 years ago Closed 13 years ago
_REFLOW _PERF misspelled MOZ _REFLOW _PREF in @top _srcdir@/configure .in
MOZ_REFLOW_PERF is twice misspelled MOZ_REFLOW_PREF in @top_srcdir@/configure.in, meaning that reflow performance logging can't be enabled on its own.
Easy enough to fix, but I'm not sure whether there's a point in fixing it. The timeline is: 2000-11-30 - bug 61469 added --enable-reflow-perf 2001-03-12 - bug 71514 added includes in nsPresShell.cpp in #ifdef MOZ_REFLOW_PERF_DSP and code in #ifdef MOZ_REFLOW_PERF, and made both things unconditionally defined for debug builds, making --enable-reflow-perf not matter except for non-debug builds - a comment there says rods made sure it built in release builds, but not whether he meant release builds with --enable-reflow-perf, which do not currently build because of the missing include 2001-10-26 - bug 61907 typoed the AC_DEFINE, making --enable-reflow-perf a no-op So for eight years now, if you built debug you got MOZ_REFLOW_PERF whether you wanted it or not, and if you didn't build debug you didn't get it. The only way I know of to get any output from it is the layout-debug extension, which doesn't build if you aren't building debug (viewer was before my time, so I don't know if it would build in release builds). Deciding that reflow-perf is debug-only would allow for a whole bunch of simplification: drop both defines, the --enable, and the massive variety of things like |#if defined(DEBUG) || (defined(MOZ_REFLOW_PERF_DSP) && defined(MOZ_REFLOW_PERF))| and replace them all with just |#ifdef DEBUG|.
This will actually compile, which I always think is a nice touch. No idea if it actually compiles into code that's of any use, though. Alternate just-use-debug patch to follow, for your choosing pleasure.
Practically speaking, this is really what we've had for eight years now, just made less obscure and more explicit.
Comment on attachment 375545 [details] [diff] [review] The make-it-compile approach This part is a no-brainer. What we should do with it beyond this, I don't know.
k, http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/39a58d2e1079 - if someone wants to take the debug-only version, I can always unrot it.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.9.2a1
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