[fpc-devel] Debug Info proposal

Fabio Dell'Aria fabio.dellaria at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 17:23:12 CET 2008


but why isn't simply possible store as Source Code an empty string?

This will be conform to stabs/dwarf specification and in the same time will
drastically reduce the final debug info file size.

What do you think of this?

2008/1/12, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be>:
> On 12 Jan 2008, at 16:07, Bogusław Brandys wrote:
> > Could we have debug info as separate file ? If this would be
> > possible I could create release stripped EXE and yet be able to
> > obtain unit/line of exception combining stacktrace numeric output
> > with correct debug info file
> You can already do this: compile a "release executable" with debug
> info, and then distribute a stripped copy of that executable. The
> addresses in the stripped executable will match exactly with the
> addresses in the unstripped one.
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Best regards...

Fabio Dell'Aria.
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