Use of STABS debug format

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at
Tue Jul 31 08:51:33 PDT 2012

I'll disagree. Getting buy-off on yet another size increase is not
a short process. Fixing (and documenting) the DEBUG_BINARIES option
can be done independently of the switch from STABS to DWARF.


On 7/31/12 9:40 AM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> I think we can kill two birds with one stone by just removing 
> DEBUG_BINARIES and using dwarf for linux 32.
> Can someone do the size study and post the results?
> thanks,
> Coleen
> On 7/31/2012 11:13 AM, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
>>>>    I'll
>>>> file a bug (if there isn't one already) and remove stabs for linux.
>>> Thanks :-)
>> I think we need two bugs here. One for the DEBUG_BINARIES breakage
>> and one for possibly changing to DWARF from STABS on Linux X86.

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