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Re: Adding new dwarf encoding formats for complex integers


The new encoding format I am proposing fall between DW_ATE_lo_user and
DW_ATE_hi_user. So they are vendor extensions.  Currently gcc uses
DW_ATE_lo_user, which collides with an HP vendor extension.

-Doug

2007/12/14, Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@false.org>:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 02:30:36PM -0800, Doug Kwan (w) wrote:
> >   Is there anything I need to do in addition to changing gcc? Are
> > there people I should talk to? And what documentation should be
> > updated? Currently gdb (I checked 6.7) does not support complex
> > integer properly. So it needs to be changed anyway.
>
> The DWARF standard has its own mailing list and working group.  I
> recommend contacting them first, to see if there's interest in a
> general definition.
>
> If you just want to add it to the GNU tools, then lo_user seems like
> the best place to put it - it's a vendor extension - so I don't
> see the problem.
>
> --
> Daniel Jacobowitz
> CodeSourcery
>

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