[fpc-devel] dward debug info - someone promiced more compact debug info than stabs
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Mar 16 16:33:26 CET 2010
On 16 Mar 2010, at 16:22, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 16 Mar 2010, at 15:58, Paul Ishenin wrote:
>> Why dwarf information has so big debug files (comparing with stabs)
>> on windows?
> Because Windows (just like Darwin) does not support referring to
> DWARF debug info from one object file to another, so a lot of debug
> information is duplicated in multiple units.
We also encode more information when using DWARF than when using Stabs
(e.g. properties, absolute variables, public/private/protected
information, calling convention, virtuality of methods).
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