[PATCH] Improve PR29433, don't duplicate identifier names in dwarf2out

Andrew Pinski pinskia@gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 19:26:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 17:18 +0100, Richard Guenther wrote:
> This patch changes dwarf2out.c to not duplicate the strings in
> identifier nodes as these are collected in an obstack that is never freed.
> dwarf2out.c never frees any of the xstrduped stuff either.
> This brings compile-time memory usage of PR29433 with -O0 -g down from
> 3.9GB to 2.5GB which is about the same as for a -O0 compile.  (See the
> C++ patch for PR29433 on how to bring this down to around 400MB).
> Bootstrapped on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, tests still running.
> Ok for mainline if they pass?
> Thanks,
> Richard.
> :ADDPATCH debug:
> 2006-11-30  Richard Guenther  <rguenther@suse.de>
> 	PR c++/29433
> 	* dwarf2out.c (struct pubname_struct): Make name const.
> 	(add_pubtype): Do not xstrdup identifiers.

>                else
>   	       e.name = xstrdup ((const char *) get_AT_string (die, DW_AT_name));

What about the above, I noticed we will not free that.  Or was that a
bug before anyways?

Andrew Pinski

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