how to examine data with compiler optimization option set?

Frank Ch. Eigler
Wed Sep 3 03:06:00 GMT 2008

Michael Snyder <> writes:

> [...]
> I don't think there is any possibility whatsoever of
> somehow generating location codes for the variables in
> the example.
> Those values are simply not kept anywhere.  GCC will replace
> them all with the constant, "3".

You might be surprised.  Some RH engineers are working along these
lines.  Being able to debug (<=> probe/trace) optimized code is
becoming more and more important, and gcc is slowly getting into the
mood to help.

- FChE

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