[rfc/NEWS] GDB works with GCC -feliminate-dwarf2-dups.

Daniel Jacobowitz dan@debian.org
Sun Oct 17 18:31:00 GMT 2004


On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 02:12:04PM -0400, Michael Chastain wrote:
> This looks like NEWS to me.
> 
> Daniel, did I get the details right?

Sort of... I'd say:

 GDB now supports a more compact representation of DWARF-2 debug
 information using DW_FORM_ref_addr references.  These are produced by
 some commercial compilers, and by GCC's -feliminate-dwarf2-dups
 option.  You must use GCC 3.3.4 or later to use this option.

How's that?

> 
> Eli, is this okay?
> 
> ===
> 
> 2004-10-17  Michael Chastain  <mec.gnu@mindspring.com>
> 
> 	* NEWS: GDB works with GCC -feliminate-dwarf2-dups.
> 
> Index: NEWS
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/NEWS,v
> retrieving revision 1.161
> diff -c -3 -p -r1.161 NEWS
> *** NEWS	12 Aug 2004 21:44:19 -0000	1.161
> --- NEWS	17 Oct 2004 18:07:34 -0000
> ***************
> *** 1,7 ****
>   		What has changed in GDB?
>   	     (Organized release by release)
>   
> ! *** Changes since GDB 6.2:
>   
>   *** Changes in GDB 6.2.1:
>   
> --- 1,12 ----
>   		What has changed in GDB?
>   	     (Organized release by release)
>   
> ! *** Changes since GDB 6.2.1:
> ! 
> ! * GDB works with GCC -feliminate-dwarf2-dups
> ! 
> ! GDB now works with programs compiled with -feliminate-dwarf2-dups.
> ! You must use GCC 3.3.4 or later to use this option.
>   
>   *** Changes in GDB 6.2.1:
>   
> 

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz



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