[RFA] Delete another call to dwarf2read.c:decode_locdesc
Wed Nov 19 07:08:00 GMT 2003
Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The global variables set according to the DW_OP_frame_base are no longer
> used anywhere except decode_locdesc, and decode_locdesc is never called when
> we should expect a frame-relative object; see the updated comments in the
> patch below. This function is now only used for member offsets, etc.;
> partial symbols (DW_TAG_variable only); and common blocks, which act as
> global variables. The partial symbol case should either be eliminated or
> changed to use computed locations. The common block case probably likewise.
> And the remaining cases expect constants.
> So DW_OP_breg* and DW_OP_fbreg are dead wood at this point and can be
> removed from this function. They're handled entirely in the LOC_COMPUTED
> support code.
> These happened to be next on my campaign to whack global state from the
> dwarf2 reader; marching slowly down the file. Tested on i386-linux/dwarf2.
Superb! Please commit.
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