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Re: [PING*4] add support for dwarf AT_GNU_descriptive_type


> > I'm interested in seeing the DWARF which is generated for the specific
> > example and what would be generated with the patch.
> 
> You can already see it with unpatched GNAT compilers; the only missing thing 
> is the DW_AT_GNU_descriptive_type that links a type to the additional types 
> generated to encode its debug info.

In other words, it's a performance improvement for the debugger.  Instead
of performing the lookup by name, we have direct access to it.

-- 
Joel


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