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Re: [PATCH] use generic DWARF_DEBUG

To: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use generic DWARF_DEBUG
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 08:50:42 -0400
Cc: Atsushi Nemoto <>,,
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On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 08:19:37AM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> > When debugging a kernel compiled by gcc 4.1 with gdb 6.4, gdb could
> > not show filename, linenumber, etc.  It seems fixed if I used generic
> > DWARF_DEBUG macro.  Although gcc 3.x seems work without this change,
> > it would be better to use the generic macro unless there were
> > something MIPS specific.
> There was something MIPS specific for n64 (DWARF64) uuntil very
> recently. GCC HEAD switched n64 Linux to DWARF32 some days ago.

Shouldn't affect this.  What Atsushi is deleting are sections for DWARF
_1_, not DWARF _2_; that's ancient history.  I don't know why they need
to be listed at all, though; I've never had a problem, and orphan
placement ought to take care of it.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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