[Dwarf-discuss] tag nesting question
Thu Dec 21 19:27:45 GMT 2006
Chris Quenelle wrote:
> I think it's a little odd that g++ uses DW_TAG_structure to
> represent classes instead of DW_TAG_class. I know they
> are basically equivalent in C++, but it would be nice to
> say that only DW_TAG_class could contain DW_TAG_member.
DW_TAG_structure, DW_TAG_class, and DW_TAG_union are all
essentially identical. It might be reasonable to deprecate
the latter two TAGS.
> I've been working on converting dwarf to XML with the intention
> of being able to use XML schemas to do the consistency checking
> (then you could easily have different sub-schemas for different
> Some examples of my experiments are here:
Interesting. A consistency checker would be a great tool.
(Let's not look at converting DWARF to XML. :-)
Even with about 300Gb, I still run out of disk space.)
Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
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