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Re: [PATCH] libdw: Make dwarf_getfuncs find all (defining) DW_TAG_subprogram DIEs.
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:53:21 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] libdw: Make dwarf_getfuncs find all (defining) DW_TAG_subprogram DIEs.
On Mon, 2013-09-23 at 14:49 -0700, Josh Stone wrote:
> On 09/22/2013 02:12 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > On irc Tom Tromey suggested to trust the CU language to win back most
> > speed for programs mainly written in C (like the kernel). The attached
> > patch does that. With this variant of the patch you get all correctness
> > benefits (imported/partial unit support and detection of nested functions
> > in C code, plus detection of defining subprograms inside other constructs
> > for other langauges), but with a slowdown of < 0.1s in this particular case.
> Confirmed, I'm down to just about .1s added to the kernel queries.
> Looks good to me!
Thanks for all your reviews, testing and even implementing an
alternative implementation. I have pushed this variant to master now.
Hopefully with your suggestions for some improvements in the DIE
classifying we can get rid of the last remaining "slowdown".