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Re: [PATCH 2/5] addr2line: Always parse addresses as hex numbers.
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 15:34:27 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] addr2line: Always parse addresses as hex numbers.
On Wed, 2015-05-20 at 11:18 -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> That looks fine but it should get a NEWS item for the incompatible UI change.
Yeah, I guess technically it is an incompatible change. Though I think
it was just a bug and nobody actually expected the addresses to be
interpreted as octal or decimal. At least it was a surprise to me.
I added the following to NEWS:
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 60aa995..8cc184a 100644
@@ -2,6 +2,9 @@ Version 0.162
libdw: Install new header elfutils/known-dwarf.h.
+addr2line: Input addresses are now always interpreted as hexadecimal
+ numbers, never as octal or decimal numbers.
libdw: New function dwarf_peel_type. dwarf_aggregate_size now uses