[llvm-branch-commits] [cfe-branch] r338892 - Release note for DWARF v5 support

Paul Robinson via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Fri Aug 3 07:05:11 PDT 2018

Author: probinson
Date: Fri Aug  3 07:05:11 2018
New Revision: 338892

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=338892&view=rev
Release note for DWARF v5 support


Modified: cfe/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/cfe/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=338892&r1=338891&r2=338892&view=diff
--- cfe/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ cfe/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Fri Aug  3 07:05:11 2018
@@ -50,6 +50,12 @@ Major New Features
   was added. Please refer to the :ref:`release-notes-ubsan` section of the
   release notes for the details.
+- Preliminary/experimental support for DWARF v5 debugging information. If you
+  compile with ``-gdwarf-5 -O0`` you should get fully conforming DWARF v5
+  information, including the new .debug_names accelerator table. Type units
+  and split DWARF are known not to conform, and higher optimization levels
+  will likely get a mix of v4 and v5 formats.
 Improvements to Clang's diagnostics

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