[Dwarf-Discuss] DW_FORM_ref_sig8 value

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Wed Apr 7 14:38:48 PDT 2010


Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> 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.

This may be an error in the standard.  Please file a comment
at http://dwarfstd.org/Comment.php.  We'll take a look and
fix it in the final standard if it is an error.



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