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gdwarf

Lets you specify a DWARF Version format when generating debug information.

Syntax

Linux:
-gdwarf-
n
macOS:
-gdwarf-
n
Windows:
None
Arguments
n
Is a value denoting the DWARF Version format to use. Possible values are:
2
Generates debug information using the DWARF Version 2 format.
3
Generates debug information using the DWARF Version 3 format.
4
Generates debug information using the DWARF Version 4 format. This setting is only available on Linux*.
Default
OFF
No debug information is generated. However, if compiler option
-g
is specified, debugging information is generated in the DWARF Version 3 format.
Description
This option lets you specify a DWARF Version format when generating debug information.
Note that older versions of some analysis tools may require applications to be built with the -gdwarf-2 option to ensure correct operation.
Alternate Options
None