[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D40539: Allow using the object file name for debug symbol resolution
Pavel Labath via lldb-commits
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Wed Nov 29 02:09:31 PST 2017
On 28 November 2017 at 17:28, Zachary Turner via lldb-commits
<lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 2:48 AM Pavel Labath via Phabricator via
> lldb-commits <lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> labath added a comment.
>> On 28 November 2017 at 06:12, Zachary Turner via lldb-commits
>> <lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> > yaml2core would be an excellent idea for a tool.
>> An (elf) core file is an elf file, with metadata in the elf program
>> headers, so I think this would naturally fit into yaml2obj. Unfortunately,
>> yaml2obj currently does not support program headers (but there is a TODO to
>> add that). If that TODO is fixed, we would have a yaml representation of
>> both core files and elf executables (which we also can't do because they
>> have program headers, and yaml2obj strips them).
> yes but a windows core file (i.e. minidump) is not a coff file. So I think
> a tool like yaml2core would be useful, and for the ELF case it can simply
> link against the same code that yaml2obj is using for elv.
Fair enough. I don't really care about the name, I just wanted to make
sure someone doesn't go off reimplementing elf serialization, when
there isn't much missing from yaml2obj to make that work.
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