PR debug/7081: emit DW_TAG_class_type and DW_TAG_interface_type

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Wed Dec 5 16:18:00 GMT 2007


On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 04:29:09PM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> I'm a bit concerned about debug information consumers that don't
> support the new tags, particularly DW_TAG_interface_type, introduced
> in Dwarf 3, but I don't have a solution for this.  It doesn't seem
> like Dwarf 3 has made any backward-compatibility provisions for this
> case.
> 
> Should we perhaps introduce a command-line flag to disable Dwarf
> 3-only debug information?

FYI, I have heard requests for such a flag before.  I'm not entirely
convinced that it is worthwhile, but it seems at least reasonable;
and the differences are not large enough that it will be much of a
maintenance burden.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery



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