Relative path X full path

Mark Wielaard mark@klomp.org
Thu Mar 29 12:10:00 GMT 2018


On Mon, 2018-03-26 at 21:11 +0200, Torsten Polle wrote:
> > Am 26.03.2018 um 18:45 schrieb Sasha Da Rocha Pinheiro <darochapinh
> > e@wisc.edu>:
> > 
> > I have noticed that when we compile out-of-source, the paths
> > returned from libdw are gonna be relative. Otherwise, they show up
> > as full path.
> > Have you noticed it?
> > 
> this is the issue that was discussed in [1] and [2].
>
> [1] https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2017-q1/msg00117.html
> [2] https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2017-q2/msg00148.html

It does indeed come up more often, and it is a little confusing.
So I am proposing the following documentation update to hopefully
explain better how to get the absolute path for a file (decl).

Hopefully this helps.

Cheers,

Mark
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