Mis-aligned debugging symbols

Jim Wilson jimw@sifive.com
Mon Mar 9 21:53:16 GMT 2020


On Sun, Mar 8, 2020 at 4:21 PM William Tambe <tambewilliam@gmail.com> wrote:
> Relocation section '.rela.debug_line' at offset 0x1fec contains 19 entries:
>  Offset     Info    Type            Sym.Value  Sym. Name + Addend
> 000000f7  00000603 R_ARCH_32         00000000   .text.startup + 0

This is unaligned by design, to help reduce the size of the debug
info.  Debug info isn't performance critical, so dealing with
unaligned data is not a problem here.  To fix it, you would have to
use a different debug info format, but there isn't one we support as
well as dwarf2.

Jim



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