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Re: [patch] Add new DW_AT and DW_FORM codes for Fission
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:18:24AM -0800, Cary Coutant wrote:
> FORM codes aren't added very often because they do break
> compatibility, so I wouldn't expect values in the 0x70-7f range to
> collide with any future standard FORM codes. I did want to keep them
> in the single-byte LEB128 range, although as you point out, it
> wouldn't cost all that much to make them even larger. We can move them
> to a higher range if you prefer.
> I do intend to standardize these once we start working on DWARF-5, but
> I felt it was a good idea to try them out experimentally before
> reserving any standard values.
Especially in this case where it is primarily for experimenting with it I
think using higher values would be better, though perhaps still some that
fit into two byte ULEB128.