[aquaria] Mostly-working 64-bit patch

Pontos daemonpontos at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 00:44:59 EDT 2010

Sorry here, thought the message about the game being slow to load was 
written by Peter and not by Luis. The first paragraph was written with 
that in mind as you can see.

On 6/6/2010 8:36 PM, Pontos wrote:
> Regarding this, the compiler is not using any kind of optimization, 
> and then you also added the flag "-g" for the compiler in your patch, 
> which is to enable debug mode. Maybe this is the reason it's slower.
> Try removing the "-g" flag and/or adding -O3, or maybe using GCC's 
> strip after compiling.
> This being said, using the CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE variable in the CMake 
> script to select a common set of flags may be a good idea. It uses the 
> None value by default if you don't set anything, either in the script 
> or by a command line parameter.
> The value Debug adds "-g", Release adds "-O3 -DNDEBUG", RelWithDebInfo 
> adds "-O2 -g" and MinSizeRel adds "-Os -DNDEBUG".
>   set(CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE Release CACHE STRING "None Debug Release 
> RelWithDebInfo MinSizeRel" FORCE)
> That would create an optimized binary, but maybe we would rather to 
> use RelWithDebInfo by default, and let people change that if they 
> don't want debug symbols.
> Nonetheless, even if we don't add the "build type" feature, I think it 
> would be a really good idea to at least add the -O2 or -O3 flag to the 
> script. Those are really necessary to get an optimized binary.

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