[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D19998: Add a "-gmodules" category to the test suite.

Zachary Turner via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 24 18:35:50 PDT 2016

Should this be disabled by default unless explicitly requested? Seems like
"run the entire test suite N times" should be opt in, not opt out.

If its opt in, I don't mind removing the os check for Windows.
On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:25 PM Adrian Prantl <aprantl at apple.com> wrote:

> aprantl added a comment.
> In http://reviews.llvm.org/D19998#438666, @tfiala wrote:
> > In http://reviews.llvm.org/D19998#438614, @zturner wrote:
> >
> > > So I asked some of the guys here, and they said modules debug info (in
> particular -gmodules) will not work anywhere but OSX.
> >
> >
> > I don't think that's right.  I ran all these tests on Linux, and our
> debug info guy (Adrian Prantl) thinks it is better supported on Linux than
> OS X.  ?  I'll let Adrian weigh in on that though.  I got all but the one
> dead code stripping test to run fine on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64.
> Clang modules themselves (-fmodules) can be thought of as almost a build
> system / preprocessor feature that does not or rather can not have any
> effect on the debugger at all. Darwin (OS X, iOS, ...) supports clang
> modules for C and Objective-C very well. C++ clang modules are not
> supported on Darwin. On Linux clang modules are supported, including C++
> modules. I believe I also heard of people using clang modules on FreeBSD.
> On Windows, clang can build and use modules, but I don't think anyone is
> using/testing this actively.
> Clang module debugging (-fmodules -gmodules) affects the debugger (debug
> info for module types is emitted only once in the compiled module and
> referred to by reference in the object files). It is fully supported on
> Darwin. On Linux, can in theory support it (there may be some unresolved
> bugs with DWOs), but nobody tested this so far and this patch would make it
> possible to figure out where we're at. I think tests should be XFAIL'ed on
> an individual basis and considered bugs if they don't work on Linux.
> - adrian
> http://reviews.llvm.org/D19998
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