[Dwarf-Discuss] Request for DW_LANG_Go

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Wed Oct 13 02:08:07 PDT 2010


Roland McGrath wrote:
>> For the time being, you can use one of the user-defined language
>> codes in the range 0x8000-0xffff.  If you would like, we can note
>> this on the wiki.
> 
> IMHO it would be far more useful to have the committee agree today on an
> assignment for the next revision, even if only informally.  It's hard to
> imagine there will be any controversy about adding new constants with the
> obvious names for any language that exists and has any implementation that
> supports DWARF.  If producers and consumers start supporting a particular
> value in the vendor-extension range, it will just be a pointless burden in
> the future to switch to supporting a different value when the next revision
> of DWARF is formalized.

If there is no objection on the Dwarf Committee,
we can provisionally assign a LANG value of 0x0015
for the Go language.

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