[erlang-questions] Proposal: a new Dbgi BEAM chunk

Vlad Dumitrescu vladdu55@REDACTED
Tue Mar 14 09:16:43 CET 2017


On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 1:55 PM, José Valim <jose.valim@REDACTED
> wrote:

> Many tools in the Erlang ecosystem expect the Erlang Abstract Code chunk
> to exist or, if it doesn't exist, it automatically generates one from the
> source code, if it can find the respective Erlang source.
> I have written a proposal which aims to unify how abstract code, or
> generally speaking, debug information is stored on `.beam` by introducing a
> new chunk, called "Dbgi" which aims to replace the current "Absc" chunk.
> The proposal is backwards compatible and solves the problems outlined above.
> The full proposal alongside a prototype can be found on GitHub:
> https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/1367

I think it's a good and useful idea. +1

best regards,
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