[Dwarf-discuss] RE: Issue 050222.1

Jim Blandy jimb
Wed May 25 13:24:51 PDT 2005


Jim Blandy <jimb at redhat.com> writes:
> To allow debuggers to recover the values of such variables, you'd
> still want the ability to say "in this address range, here's how to do
> it."  Perhaps the variable could have a DW_AT_value_expression
> attribute, whose value would be a Dwarf expression (or a location
> list of Dwarf expressions) computing the *value* of the variable, and
> not its address (since it might not have one).

Well, except that Dwarf expressions only compute address-sized things,
not arbitrary language values.  Rats.




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