[fpc-devel] Which unit does -gl parameter use?

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 12:18:12 CEST 2010

Op 2010-08-23 11:24, Thomas Schatzl het geskryf:
> A limitation of the current dwarf reader is that it only parses the
> so-called "debug_line" section of the DWARF debug info containing a mapping
> from instruction address to a line number. There is no information about
> the function (or "compilation unit") which is currently being processed
> there.

Thanks for the information Thomas.

Is here anybody with DWARF knowledge that could contribute to the crucial
part of line information - the missing function names under 64-bit platforms?

This limitation makes FPCUnit, DUnit2 and fpprofiler under 64-bit platforms
pretty useless. :-(

  - Graeme -

fpGUI Toolkit - a cross-platform GUI toolkit using Free Pascal

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