DWARF5 and .gdb_index/.debug_names

Gaius Mulley gaius.mulley@southwales.ac.uk
Mon Sep 14 15:23:18 GMT 2020

Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org> writes:

> Hi,
> Last week we had a DWARF BoF at the virtual GNU tools cauldron.

an interesting talk - thank you!

> Note that I haven't really looked for issues in languages other than C
> or C++, so someone might want to double check whether other languages
> supported by gcc are also ready to switch to DWARF5 by default.

although gm2 is not in the gcc tree (yet) I'm very keen to use dwarf5.
Just the prospect of SET type debugging would have been enough, but to
get WITH statement scopes and MODULE scoping as well :-) - great!


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