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Re: [PATCH] use generic DWARF_DEBUG

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use generic DWARF_DEBUG
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 12:24:23 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> On Wed, 10 May 2006 08:19:37 +0100, Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de> wrote:
> > There was something MIPS specific for n64 (DWARF64) uuntil very
> > recently. GCC HEAD switched n64 Linux to DWARF32 some days ago.
> 
> The MIPS specifis issue for n64 is covered by current vmlinux.lds.S ?
> If no, the patch would have no bad side-effects.

Well, I don't know since I don't use gdb on the kernel. I just wanted
to give a heads-up there was a change, your patch might even be a fix
for n64 kernels compiled with latest gcc. :-)

> Also, I suppose we can use STABS_DEBUG too, but not sure.  Current
> MIPS vmlinux.lds.S have this line:
> 
>   .comment : { *(.comment) }
> 
> and it seems conflicts with a .comment line in STABS_DEBUG.  Can we
> use generic STABS_DEBUG and drop the .comment line in mips
> vmlinux.lds.S ?

Isn't stabs in general deprecated by now?


Thiemo

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