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Re: [patch] better dwarf2 debug info for inlined functions
On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 12:25 -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> On Jul 7, 2005, at 6:55 AM, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > You compile with debug info and optimization, and are going to say the
> > debug info is too big?
> I'll say it. Our competition produces debug information around 16x
> smaller. When one blows out the vm space of the linker, I mean
> address bits, not swap, things are kinda evil.
> We see three technologies to fix this problem:
> 1 Repository
I suggested this years ago and was told to go away becuase it wasn't a
> 2 Compression
Eliminating duplicates or what?
It's very trivial to write something that eliminates the duplicates
using libdwarf, it's just hard to do it in our linker.
> 3 Elimination of stuff the user doesn't need
Peronsally, i always liked #1 because you never need to eliminate the
duplicate info in the first place, but whatever.