DWARF 2[/3] the most advanced debugging format?
tom.horsley at att.net
Sat Jul 19 21:21:51 UTC 2008
On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 11:13:34 -0400 (EDT)
"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> that seemed like an easy answer at the time, but is there a better
> choice? i realize stabs is still common but, in terms of being
> technically advanced, is DWARF 2 the most informative and most useful
> of the formats? thanks.
Well, there is the DWARF standards document, then there is the debug
info gcc/g++ generates, which is in many ways somewhat similar, but
as part of the overall linux conspiracy to make the lives of developers
who work on debuggers a living hell, gcc often deviates in interesting
ways (sez this debugger developer :-).
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