[fpc-devel] Debug Info proposal
peter at freepascal.org
Sat Jan 12 21:51:33 CET 2008
> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 12 Jan 2008, at 16:07, Bogus³aw 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.
> Wow! Great!
> Could fpc devel team provide application with source code which could
> translate addresses from bare bone stacktrace generated from stripped
> executable into full stacktrace with unit/line info using bare bone
> stacktrace file and executable with debug info included ?
> Would be perfect situation to tidy join bare bone stacktrace and debug
> info to avoid combining stacktrace with incorrect debug executable.Maybe
> some magic number in stacktrace and debug info ?
If someone needs such an application he can create one himself. The existing lineinfo and lnfodwrf
units contains already routines to read debuginfo and convert an address to function, source and
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