Some easy DWARF5 extensions

Mark Wielaard
Wed Aug 2 12:03:00 GMT 2017

On Thu, 2017-07-27 at 00:07 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> The following are all the easy DWARF5 extensions that a compiler might
> emit in "non-strict" DWARF mode (when it uses tags, attributes or other
> constants from a later version of DWARF).
> [PATCH 1/9] libdw: Add DWARF5 attributes.
> [PATCH 2/9] libdw: Add new DWARF5 tag constants.
> [PATCH 3/9] libdw: Add new DWARF5 character encodings.
> [PATCH 4/9] libdw: DWARF5 Add new DW_LANG codes and default lower
> [PATCH 5/9] libdw: Add dwarf_default_lower_bound.
> [PATCH 6/9] libdw: DWARF5 Add DW_CC_pass_by_reference and
> [PATCH 7/9] Handle DWARF5 defaulted member function encodings.
> [PATCH 8/9] libdw: Handle DWARF5 immutable, packed and shared in
> [PATCH 9/9] libdw: Add DW_MACRO constants and DW_MACRO_GNU
> [...]
> I believe the above patches however are ready and I would like to include
> them in the next release. It has been 3 months since the last one, so it
> is time to do a new one soon. It would be nice to at least handle these
> easy parts of DWARF5 with elfutils 0.170.

I pushed these 9 patches to master now.



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