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Re: [PATCH] make DWARF2_DEBUG the default for ELF platforms.
On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 11:53:56AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> Well, I believe that switching to DWARF2 as default is not a "major
> change" for GCC. As such, what's the deadline on it?
It really ought to be done soon, since changing debug formats
can show up obscure bugs -- typically compiler crashes.
Ideally, gdb would have been "known good", so we could clean
up bugs in the debug generation on the gcc side during the
bug-fix-only period coming up...
> I'd like to hold off on this for a little while, and revisit it in
> (say) a month.
Mark, are you going to be release manager for 3.1 as well?
If so, what are your thoughts on making this change after
the Dec 15 feature freeze?