[lldb-dev] lldb warning or developer options

Pavel Labath via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Sep 26 23:48:53 PDT 2019

On 27/09/2019 07:52, Sourabh Singh Tomar via lldb-dev wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Is their a developer switch or diagnostic switch, that we can set in 
> lldb, to show warnings and other useful stuff when lldb process the 
> binary, building table and utilizing DWARF.
> I stumble upon, a rather trivial test case. where I deleted the *.dwo 
> file. and loaded primary binary in lldb. lldb loaded it silently without 
> any error or diagnostic reports for not found *.dwo file. Obviously, 
> debug data wasn't loaded, as I entered list command, nothing happened.
> Why need this, as new dwarf-5 features are in development, if lldb can 
> report some diagnostics like section not found or ill-formed section, 
> this would be immensely useful .
> Thanks!
> -- Sourabh Singh Tomar

Hi Sourabh,

there the Module::ReportWarning function, which will print a warning (to 
stderr generally). We should probably make use of that functionality to 
report missing dwo files. Care to put up a patch?


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