[Dwarf-discuss] DW_AT_namelist_item and DW_AT_bit_stride
Thu Dec 21 15:58:36 GMT 2006
Marcel Mettes wrote:
> Thanks for your help on understanding the piece operator. It has made
> implementing it in the debugger easier.
> I may have found two inconsistencies within the DWARF document.
> 1. The DW_AT_namelist_item is a DIE reference according to the text,
> yet in figure 0 of the DWARF 3-2005 document is is classified as a
> block-class attribute. Since this is not for the C/C++ language, I
> have no compiler that produces this.
Looks me like you've found a bug.
Page 136 is wrong, DW_AT_namelist_item is a reference as specified on
> 2. The DW_AT_bit_stride attribute is specified to be one of the
> block+constant+reference types in 2.19 of the DWARF3-2005
> document. In figure 20 is classified to be only a constant.
I agree. Looks like another bug, exactly as you say: page 135 seems
Thanks for noticing.
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