[Dwarf-Discuss] Request for DW_LANG_Go

Relph, Richard Richard.Relph at amd.com
Wed Oct 13 12:44:39 PDT 2010


There is a pending request for 0x0015 for DW_LANG_OpenCL. See http://dwarfstd.org/ShowIssue.php?issue=100211.1&type=open

AMD may use DW_LANG_OpenCL in a commercial product "someday".

Richard

-----Original Message-----
From: dwarf-discuss-bounces at lists.dwarfstd.org [mailto:dwarf-discuss-bounces at lists.dwarfstd.org] On Behalf Of Michael Eager
Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:08 AM
To: Roland McGrath
Cc: dwarf-discuss at lists.dwarfstd.org; DWARF Workgroup
Subject: Re: [Dwarf-Discuss] Request for DW_LANG_Go

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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