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Re: SEGV in dwarf2read.c -- gdb-7.2
On 11/03/2011 09:55 AM, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
On Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:43:20 +0100, Tom Tromey wrote:
Does the CU cache serve a useful purpose these days?
You already need to pre-read all the CUs (=load_cu) before starting to parse
them (=process_queue). So some multi-CU storage needs to be there. It is
true the cache should be at least significantly larger
(now dwarf2_max_cache_age == 5 generations) to have any effect, if it can have
With the addition of the call to age_cached_comp_units() in
dwarf2_fetch_die_location_block() and dw2_do_instantiate_symtab(),
I think that the cache is aged very aggressively. With
dwarf2_max_cache_age == 5, it looks to me that it is likely that
CU data will not be in the cache when needed.
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