[Dwarf-discuss] PROPOSAL: Constant expressions in locations lists

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Fri Apr 27 09:56:12 PDT 2007


Nettleton, Brian wrote:
> This proposal looks like a good idea to me.  You use two different
> names, DW_OP_implicit_value and DW_OP_constant_value.  I definitely
> prefer the later (these are also sometimes called manifest constants or
> static constants, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable#Constants).
> 
> Do we want DW_OP_constant_value1, DW_OP_constant_value2,
> DW_OP_constant_value4, and DW_OP_constant_value8 which indicate fixed
> sized constants for 1, 2, 4 and 8 bytes?  There is certainly precedent
> for this in DWARF and they would be very commonly used.
> 
> -Brian Nettleton

Let's move this to the dwarf-workgroup mailing list.

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