[Lazarus] Generating line info
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Mon Sep 19 20:54:57 CEST 2011
2011/9/19 Martin <lazarus at mfriebe.de>:
> The whole idea is, that using Lazarus as an ide, the user actually gets to
> see what is used...
> Otherwise, if users have problems, and are asked to tell what they use, the
> don't know.
I see your point.
> - Why do you prefer stabs?
Because I always had problems with DWARF, at least on Win32. I have
GDB 7.3.2 from MinGW. STABS seems to work better. There is problem
with stacktrace, like Bart posted. I cannot cast pointers, variables
to PChar, PByte, PByteArray, which I use often to look at the bytes.
For example try to do:
For example I want to display reference count of string:
Doesn't work with DWARF.
> - Why do you prefer stabs generated by -g, rather than choosing explicitly?
I thought -g always chooses the best supported debug info for the
platform. I thought it chooses Stabs not Dwarf since it works better.
Maybe that is not the case.
Otherwise there's no problem. I figured out I can set Stabs in default
options for new project.
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