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Re: dwarf 2.1 .debug_ranges


On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 07:52:27PM -0700, Michael Eager wrote:
> As Daniel Berlin mentioned, this is handled by the non-contiguous
> addres changes. 

Yes, I've been looking at draft 5, which didn't have the 
most of the translation unit base address changes.

> If functions are contiguous, then there is backward compatibility.
> There is a desire to reduce the number of relocations which need
> to be done by a debugger.  Where possible, relative addresses are used.

What about the idea for using DW_FORM_block instead of .debug_ranges?
Surely debug size is still a consideration...


r~


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