[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D35734: Don't allow LLDB to try and parse .debug_types

Greg Clayton via Phabricator via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jul 24 11:48:33 PDT 2017

clayborg added a comment.

In https://reviews.llvm.org/D35734#819193, @probinson wrote:

> In https://reviews.llvm.org/D35734#818778, @tberghammer wrote:
> > This section have been already removed from Dwarf5 so I agree that we shouldn't spend too much time adding support for it.
> Compilers wanting to use type units and DWARF 4 should be emitting them in the .debug_types section.  DWARF 5 kept the concept but moved them back into the .debug_info section.  Supporting type units in general seems like a good idea, and the only question is where they live and what the exact details of the header look like.

I have a patch that adds support for .debug_types seamlessly with DWARF5:


I haven't gotten the time to complete it and get all the buildbots clean, but it is in the queue.



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