[VMS/committed] Handle DSF and STB files

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Mon May 17 07:19:00 GMT 2010


On May 14, 2010, at 9:04 PM, h.becker wrote:

> Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> in order to handle (well, to read them) DSF (Debug Symbol File) and STB (Symbol Table File), vms-alpha.c
>> required two minor fixes.  One of them fixes in fact a real bug that could appear also with object files.
> 
> DSFs have image file format, which is an unstructured (binary) file - disk blocks aka fixed size records of 512 bytes. They have an image header, which points to the debug information. STB files have object file format, which is an record structured (binary) file.

Yes.

> Reading with alpha_vms_object_p seems OK for the STB files but looks strange for the DSFs.

Well, alpha_vms_object_p handles both object and executable files as there is only one entry points
for these both kinds of files.

Tristan.



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