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Re: [RFC] Proposal for a new DWARF name index section
On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 12:13:47PM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> The hash code idea seems a little weird to me, but the name
> canonicalization problem seems important to solve.
FWIW, I think this is a good argument for handling this as a GDB
caching extension rather than a DWARF extension. I can't imagine any
way to stably standardize this. GDB is designed to be, if not
completely robust, at least flexible w.r.t. future changes in the
demangler's canonicalized output.