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Re: Stack trace from C program

> Hi, is there a sane way of generating a stack trace from withink a C
> program on *BSD?
> For example, Solaris has walkcontext() and printstack() functions. It
> doesn't look like there is anything similar on NetBSD.
> Is there a portable way of implementing those functions, or does it
> heavily depend on machine architecture and operating system?

You may want to look at the recent BIND 9 source:
(even in NetBSD src/external/bsd/bind/dist/)

It has comments and embedded docs explaining it. It provides examples 
using backtrace() and gcc's Unwind_Backtrace() (on x86_64 or IA64). So 
yes it is machine dependent.

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