[Dwarf-Discuss] Best Practices wiki

Michael Eager eager at eagerm.com
Mon Mar 31 07:45:05 PDT 2014


On 03/28/14 06:37, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Reading the DWARF5 proposal debug_aranges and address-less CUs
> http://dwarfstd.org/ShowIssue.php?issue=100430.2 I saw it said:
> "Rejected -- Recommend adding this as "best practice" on the wiki."
>
> I rather see this in the standard as non-normative text to be honest,
> but at least documenting this seems a good idea. I looked and found
> http://wiki.dwarfstd.org/index.php?title=Best_Practices but there this
> issue isn't mentioned yet. Could someone update it?
>
> The suggested text was:
>
> "If a compiler generates .debug_aranges sections, it should generate
> them for all compilation units, even when a compilation unit has no
> address ranges. This allows a consumer to distinguish between a
> compilation unit that has no ranges from a compilation unit generated by
> a compiler that does not generate .debug_aranges sections."

The wiki has been updated.


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