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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-30 10:21:15

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>David Abrahams wrote:
>>>>Any thoughts about whether PDB files should be explicitly represented
>>>>as targets in BBv2? They really are "program databases" in some
>>>>sense. They get updated by every compilation and linking step.
>>>Are they shared by all executables? Or by targets for one executable?
>>>Or for main target (both exe and lib)? Diagram from Markus, which in
>>>in m2-transformations.txt shows pdb files only after final link.
>> You can see what happens for yourself by doing a build with BBv1
>> -sTOOLS=msvc "-sBUILD=<debug-store>database". Use "-n" if you're on
>> Unix, just so you can see the commands.
>> There are lots of ways to generate PDB info, I guess, but the one we
>> implement was recommended by Jason Shirk of Microsoft.
> I see that for all compiles a PDB file which corresponds to the main target.
> However, I don't see PDB files used during linking. Or are the picked up
> automatically?

You missed my patch which preceded that message. Try the CVS.

David Abrahams
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