stabs or ecoff for Linux/mips

H . J . Lu hjl@lucon.org
Thu Jun 7 11:13:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 02:04:45PM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> dwarf2
> stabs
> not ecoff (er, isn't ecoff an object format like coff? I guess you mean 
> something like Dwarf1)

Ok. I meant stabs in ecoff vs. stabs in elf.

> 
> As Dan will probably be quick to point out, you'll get better C++ 
> support with dwarf2.
> 
> There is nothing unstable about dwarf2.  GDB's support for it has been 
> around for yonks.

It is more than just gdb. For a complete dwarf2 support, we need gcc
and binutils. I don't think we are there yet, at least not with stable
release.

H.J.



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