DWARF Standard


DWARF Open Issues

The following table lists open issues (questions, comments, corrections, etc.) which have been submitted about the current version of the DWARF Debugging Format Standard. To find descriptions of issues resolved in the current or past versions of the standard, follow the links below.

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DWARF issues resolved in DWARF Version 3.

DWARF issues resolved in DWARF Version 4.

DWARF issues resolved in DWARF Version 5.

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140906.1 Cary Coutant Two-Level Line Tables Enhancement Cary Coutant Open
141117.1 Adrian Prantl Arbitrary expressions as formal parameter default values Enhancement Adrian Prantl Open
161018.1 Simon Brand DWARF-embedded source for online-compiled programs Enhancement Open
161109.1 Jakub Jelinek No way to describe Fortran derived types with deferred length components Error Jakub Jelinek Open
161109.2 Jakub Jelinek Add DW_OP_call* alternative to refer to variable value Enhancement Jakub Jelinek Open
161206.2 Andreas Arnez Clarify relationship between DW_OP_piece and DW_OP_bit_piece Clarification Open
170427.1 Alexandre Oliva Location View Numbering Enhancement Open
170427.2 Alexandre Oliva Extending loclists Enhancement Open
170503.1 Vasily Levchenko Adding DW_LANG_Kotlin constant in DW_AT_laguage attribute Enhancement Michael Eager Open
170527.1 Jan Kratochvil DW_IDX_* for static/extern symbols Enhancement Open
171103.1 Mark Wielaard DW_AT_call_origin should be encoded as reference class, not an exprloc Ambiguity Open
171115.1 Andrew Kelley DW_LANG_Zig Enhancement Open
171130.1 ben dunbobbin typo - regression since dwarf3 standard Editorial Open
171130.2 Thomas Anderson Allow $ORIGIN in DW_AT_comp_dir Enhancement Open
171216.1 Aleksandr Povaliaev Extend DW_TAG_compile_unit entry with DW_TAG_hash_value Enhancement Open
180123.1 Pierre-Marie de Rodat Layout of discriminant entries in variant parts Improvement Open
180201.1 Scott Linder DWARF and source text embedding Enhancement Open
180326.1 Paul Robinson Clarify consistency of DWARF 32/64 format with a CU Clarification Open
180426.1 Mark Wielaard Allow DW_FORM_strp_sup in .debug_line vendor defined content descriptions Ambiguity Open
180426.2 Paul T Robinson Line table "comment" opcode Enhancement Open
180503.1 Paul Robinson Usage suggestion for LEB128 padding Improvement Open
180503.2 Sture Carlson DW_LANG_ code for Ada 2005 and Ada 2012 are missing Ambiguity Open
180517.1 Tom Tromey Variant parts without a discriminant Clarification Open
180517.2 Tom Tromey Tagless variant parts Enhancement Open
180613.1 Andrew Cagney 0xffff in tables rendered with spaces Editorial Open
180625.1 Andrew Cagney inconsistent initial length description - missing reference and/or TMI Editorial Open

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