[fpc-devel] debug formats, differences and options?

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Mon Nov 8 19:40:03 CET 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 15:54 +0100, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> > Is there a list of the advantages, disadvantages of each format.
> (I  
> > understand dwarf 3, and 4 are unstable, but what extra features to  
> > they add (as in actually implemented features in fpc)
> -gw4 does not do anything more than -gw3 at this time (and I don't  
> think that it will any time soon). -gw3 adds support for ansistring/ 
> widestring/dynamic arrays compared to -gw2 (they are treated like  
> plain pointers with -gw2).

Also, if you use -gw3, all identifiers are not converted to uppercase,
as -gw2 and -gs do.


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