[Dwarf-Discuss] About DW_AT_external
Robinson, Paul T (NonStop)
paul.t.robinson at hp.com
Wed Jul 28 06:54:22 PDT 2010
>As I understand, the tag DW_AT_external is meant to indicate whether a
>variable/function is accessible from outside the compilation unit
>containing the given dwarf DIE, right?
>Or does it mean that the respective variable/function is defined outside
>of the compilation unit containing the dwarf DIE?
The standard consistently says "visible outside of its containing
compilation unit" when talking about DW_AT_external.
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