[LLVMdev] Restoring "pubnames" section in DWARF
echristo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 14:04:58 PST 2013
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Robinson, Paul
<Paul.Robinson at am.sony.com>wrote:
> >We have customers that rely on the symbol information from the
> >"pubnames" section in the DWARF data. Generation of this information
> >was removed in this commit:
> >commit dfa30e1ab243990eda4732a6dffb91e965e7a755
> >Author: Eric Christopher <echristo at apple.com>
> >Date: Wed Nov 9 05:24:07 2011 +0000
> > Remove the pubnames section, no one consumes it.
> > git-svn-id: https://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/llvm/trunk@144169
> >I could submit a patch that brings it back (some tweaks were needed).
> >Is this something you could consider?
> I'd ask that it be made target-dependent, as I don't want it
> (and apparently few do, which is why it was removed).
No worries there, it can be put under a flag perhaps.
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