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Re: Initial psymtab replacement results
On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 04:58:23PM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> The problem I have with it is that it doesn't help the first time you
> start gdb. And because the cache is invalidated whenever an objfile
> changes, the part of your program you are hacking on will always look
> like the first time.
Are monolithic single objects still the norm? In e.g. the OpenOffice
case, this is fine; most of the guts are in shared libraries and
hopefully someone hacking on OO.o can rebuild just one library at a
> I also plan to look into Jan's idea of using the shared library info to
> limit searches by PC. This seems like it could help a case like ABRT,
> which really just wants a stack trace and nothing else; in this case, we
> could defer reading any debuginfo until it is requested, and then use
> this change to pick exactly the objfile that matters. This seems like
> an independent patch.
Yes, it does, although it probably does best with the psymtab cleanups
you've already got. Any interest in submitting those independently?
It sounds like a nice framework for investigating alternate