[webkit-dev] Breakpoints in #included .cpp files [Was: Growing tired of long build times? Check out this awesome new way to speed up your build... soon (HINT: It's not buying a new computer)]

Rik Cabanier cabanier at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 23:03:30 PDT 2017

On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 8:48 PM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com>

> > On Aug 28, 2017, at 9:46 PM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The line numbers and filenames will be total nonsense if we just
> concatenate multiple source files together. But that's very easy to fix if
> the script that concatenates the sources also adds a #line statement
> between "files" to change the filename and reset the line number to 1. See
> https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/cpp/Line-Control.html (I suspect it will
> work just fine for Clang as well).
> >
> > Our plan is to use #include. That has worked in the past.
> This should be tested before proceeding with the unified build plan. This
> has certainly not always worked in the past (for Apple folks, see
> rdar://problem/16751849 and rdar://problem/16829492, which is still open).
> Non-working breakpoints would be a show-stopper for many.

Mozilla has been concatenating source files for a number of years. I don't
remember that they had to treat static specially but you did have to
configure XCode so you could set the breakpoints.

See https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/.lldbinit#17
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