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Re: coffread.c extension for DLLs without debugging symbols
> From: "Raoul Gough" <RaoulGough@yahoo.co.uk>
> Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 16:25:16 -0000
> How's this:
> 2003-01-03 Raoul Gough <RaoulGough@yahoo.co.uk>
> * coffread.c: Support non-debug export symbols for win32 DLLs.
> (coff_symtab_read): call read_pe_exported_syms iff no symbols
> found and objfile is "pe-i386" or "pei-i386".
> (read_pe_exported_syms): New function.
> (read_pe_section_data): New struct (temporary section info).
> (read_pe_section_index): New function.
> (read_pe_truncate_name): New function.
> (get_section_vmas): New function.
> (add_pe_exported_sym): New function.
> (pe_get16, pe_get32, pe_as32): New functions.
This is okay, thanks.
> > 2) I wonder if this code should be ifdef'ed somehow for Windows
> > it will add extra code for no gain on every COFF platform. Of
> > how many of those are there out there? Maybe this isn't a huge
> > after all.
> I wondered about that myself. However, wouldn't that suggest putting
> the bulk of the code somewhere like win32-nat.c?
The DJGPP port of GDB uses COFF (and doesn't support DLLs).