[fpc-devel] '3var' in stabs-debuginfo. What does the 3 mean?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 16 09:36:36 CEST 2010

Am 16.09.2010 09:27, schrieb Joost van der Sluis:
> Hi all,
> In TDebugInfoStabs.method_add_stabstr (unit dbgstabs) the following
> strings are added for parameter-types: '3var', '5const' and '3out'.
> What do the numbers (3,5) before 'var', 'const' and 'out' mean?

A little guess:
The length of the word following the number (e.g. 3var -> a 3 character 
string ('var') after it) - like String, but serialized. :P


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