[Dwarf-Discuss] DwarfExtensions

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Thu Jul 26 08:42:04 PDT 2012


On 07/26/2012 03:11 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi,
>
> For the elfutils project (https://fedorahosted.org/elfutils/), which
> includes libdw a DWARF consumer library used by programs like perf,
> systemtap and the dwarves tools, I wrote up a wiki page with all the
> DWARF extensions known to the library:
>
> https://fedorahosted.org/elfutils/wiki/DwarfExtensions
>
> elfutils is mainly focused on supporting the GNU toolchain, so the list
> is somewhat GNU specific, but does contain extensions from other
> "vendors" adopted by GNU.
>
> I tried to include links to all the descriptions that I could find,
> which producer generates them and/or whether the extension has been
> proposed for DWARF5. But there are still a lot of unknowns. Do others
> have similar overviews for extensions DWARF producers generate and/or
> consumers recognize? Or just links to descriptions of the extensions
> currently listed as "unknown"?

Thanks.  This is very useful info.

With your permission, I'd like to add this (or an adaptation) to the
DWARF wiki:  http://wiki.dwarfstd.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

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