[Dwarf-Discuss] Any real products that do...

Jerome Guitton guitton at adacore.com
Fri Oct 21 02:25:57 PDT 2011


Relph, Richard (Richard.Relph at amd.com):

> Are there any existing DWARF-based tool chains (compiler and
> debugger) that use column information to do, say, highlight the
> fragments of a for statement as execution advances? Or are there other
> interesting uses of accurate column information out there in
> debuggers? In particular, multiple column entries in the same
> file/line...

In debuggers, I don't know; I know of such a use in a coverage tool
though.  GNATCoverage uses the column information to compute source
coverage (e.g. MCDC) from execution traces at object level.

Best regards,
Jerome



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