[Dwarf-Discuss] DW_FORM_ref_sig8 value

Jakub Jelinek jakub at redhat.com
Wed Apr 7 03:35:02 PDT 2010


Is it intentional that DW_FORM_ref_sig8 has value 0x20 rather than 0x1a
(when the last earlier one is DW_FORM_flag_present with value 0x19)?
I guess it is too late now to change it, just wanted to point that out.
Will DWARF5 DW_FORM_* codes fill the gap 0x1a .. 0x1f, or will they start
from 0x21?  So far we have plenty of unassigned form codes before reaching
something needing larger uleb128 encoding, so it is probably not a big deal.


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