Subject: Re: DDB in GENERIC
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/26/2007 21:31:55
Jeff Rizzo wrote:
> I assume, due to the comment in GENERIC about -fno-omit-frame-pointer
> being required for backtraces in DDB to work, that DDB doesn't support
> this.  I also don't entirely understand your email - are you objecting
> to the changes in question?  All the other feedback I've gotten is that
> others miss having DDB by default, too...
I agree with David that it's a bad idea. Yes, it sucks to not have DDB, 
but having to take a non-neglible performance hit to have it in the 
GENERIC kernel is worse, unfortunately.

- Frank