[PATCH] RTEMS: Use strict DWARF-2 on ARM, PowerPC, SPARC

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Tue Jun 18 12:10:21 UTC 2013

On 06/18/2013 01:58 PM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> Some debuggers do not cope with the new DWARF3/4 debug format introduced
> with GCC 4.8.  Default to strict DWARF-2 on ARM, PowerPC and SPARC for
> now.
> This patch should be committed to GCC 4.8 and 4.9.

I am opposed to this patch, because

* GNU software should not care about the limitations of commerical stuff 
and should only care about gdb.

* We should stay with the GCC's defaults and not diverge from these.

* Users, who are facing issues with commerical stuff can always manually 
pass appropriate options to CC if they need it.


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