Subject: Re: DDB in GENERIC
To: David Laight <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/26/2007 18:28:05
David Laight <> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 11:00:13PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
>> amd64 is almost always compiled without a frame pointer, other schemes
>> (.EH_FRAME) are used to get the stack traceback info.
> Actually it might make an interesting SoC project to write a stack
> traceback function that neither requires a frame pointer nor the
> .eh_frame section.

This sounds pointlessly masochistic. The compiler is generating useful
debug information; we should use it. It's not terribly difficult to
parse and use.

      - Nathan