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Bug#436522: ITP: dwarves -- Advanced DWARF utilities

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Domenico Andreoli <cavok@debian.org>

* Package name    : dwarves
  Version         : 1.0
  Upstream Author : Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
* URL             : http://oops.ghostprotocols.net:81/blog
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Advanced DWARF utilities

Tools that use the DWARF debugging information inserted in ELF binaries
by compilers such as GCC, used by well known debuggers such as GDB,
and more recent ones such as systemtap.

Utilities in the dwarves suite include:

 - pahole: finds alignment holes in structs and classes in languages
   such as C/C++, CPU cacheline alignment. Helps repack those structures
   to achieve more cache hits.
 - codiff: a diff like tool to compare the effects changes in source
   code generate on the resulting binaries
 - pfunct: that can be used to find all sorts of information about
   functions, inlines, etc.

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