[PATCH] D27769: Update MSVC compat docs about debug info.
Reid Kleckner via Phabricator via cfe-commits
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Wed Dec 14 13:04:07 PST 2016
rnk added inline comments.
Comment at: docs/MSVCCompatibility.rst:77
+ debug information if ``/Z7`` or ``/Zi`` is passed. Microsoft's link.exe will
+ transform the CodeView debug information into a PDB that works in modern
+ Windows debuggers and tools like ETW. Work to teach lld about CodeView and
Are these debuggers modern or are they just debuggers provided by Microsoft? It could be interpreted as a knock against gdb. Maybe we should say: "Windows debuggers that use the Microsoft DIA SDK, such as the Visual Studio debugger"?
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