Binary Compatibility: debug info for compiled Java programs

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Wed Jun 9 14:20:00 GMT 2004


Per Bothner writes:
 > Andrew Haley wrote:
 > > Bryce pointed out that there is another solution that he favours,
 > > which involves gdb reading libgcj's metadata.
 > 
 > There is already (somewhat bit-rotted) code to do this - but of
 > course for the old ABI.
 > 
 > Note that we need a solution that also handles dynamically-loaded
 > interpreted or (future) jit-compiled classes.
 > 
 > That argues for having gdb reading meta-data from the interior.

Or generating info on the fly; surely either would do.

Andrew.



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