[lldb-dev] Acceptance of dwarf2/3 suggested form of DW_AT_comp_dir
mg11 at csr.com
Thu Aug 21 04:23:48 PDT 2014
Apologies for me getting noisy on this thread.
However, I don't think it's possible to work around toolchains that
adopt the DWARF2/3 suggested form. The problem occurs if lldb wants to
support debugging ELFs produced on different hosts - i.e. if the
producer and consumers of the DWARF are either POSIX/Windows. We could
then have a situation where a comp_dir string is something like:
in this case, we cannot determine whether c is a drive-letter or a hostname.
(So, I think we'll be changing our toolchain accordingly :-)
However, if anyone has any opinions on this DWARF2/3 debate I'd be
interested in hearing them.
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