[Mono-dev] Cecil and debug info
mono at evain.net
Mon May 15 07:16:14 EDT 2006
On May 15, 2006, at 8:10 AM, Russell Morris wrote:
> I'm currently writing gendarme rules, which uses Cecil under-the-
> hood to parse assemblies. Currently, it does not appear that Cecil
> is capable of loading debug information for assemblies. This
> results in gendarme rules only being able to report errors at IL
> instruction offsets, as opposed to being able to report source file
> name and line number.
Yeah, good idea.
> Are there any plans for modifying Cecil to be able to load the
> debug info files (mdb) generated by mcs so that this information
> could be obtained?
Definitively yes, it's the next "big" change in Cecil. However, I can
not give you a landing date for the code.
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