[Dwarf-Discuss] constants updates, minor DWARF standard upgrade?

Frank Ch. Eigler fche at redhat.com
Fri Jul 20 12:56:34 PDT 2012


Hi -

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 12:53:55PM -0700, Michael Eager wrote:
> [...]
> The DWARF Committee does give any assurances that any proposal will be
> accepted, or that any proposal will be accepted without modification.
> [...]

That makes sense.

> As Ian mentioned, when I indicated "Should be OK", that is not an
> assurance that the assignment of a value for DW_LANG_Go would be
> accepted as proposed, only that I thought that it was likely.  [...]

Would the committee consider a faster-track number-assignment process,
kind of like IANA, for proposals that do not constitute material
structural changes to DWARF, but mere non-conflicting assignment of
magic numbers?

- FChE



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