[fpc-devel] debug information for Variant type
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Dec 1 11:44:11 CET 2009
On 01 Dec 2009, at 10:50, Paul Ishenin wrote:
> Is it known that gdb returns "void" type for the Variant variables
> when STABS debug info is used?
Not that I know. Stabs is pretty much legacy though.
> When DWARF is used Variant = TVarData which is also not perfect. I
> want to see only variant value, not the whole record when I debug
> the program in Lazarus. When I need the whole record I can always
> evaluate TVarData(V).
> Is it possible to improve both stabs and dwarf info?
In Stabs it is impossible to only show the actual variant value, as
Stabs does not know a "variant" concept. DWARF does, but GDB doesn't
support it yet.
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