patch to improve i386 epilogue (version 4)

John Wehle john@feith.com
Fri Oct 9 13:58:00 GMT 1998


> Now, I'd like to suggest it again.  We could make DWARF2 the default
> format on systems that ship with GDB.  If that allows us to free up a
> register, so much the better; as we all know the x86 can use as many
> registers as it can get.  If there are problems with DWARF2 support,
> this will help to shake them out.

Seems reasonable to me, however I'm not up to speed on what all this
impacts.  Is DWARF2 the most versatile debugging format?  Is there any
issue with the OS supplied gdb not being up to date?

-- John
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