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Unwinding through multiple stacks


Hi.

A topic came up on #gdb that the current patches don't cover.
What if the frame we're trying to unwind through has a different stack?
If the different stack is below the "normal" stack gdb will complain:
Backtrace stopped: previous frame inner to this frame (corrupt stack?)

The code to catch this is in frame.c:

  /* Check that this frame's ID isn't inner to (younger, below, next)
     the next frame.  This happens when a frame unwind goes backwards.
     This check is valid only if this frame and the next frame are
NORMAL.
     See the comment at frame_id_inner for details.  */
  if (get_frame_type (this_frame) == NORMAL_FRAME
      && this_frame->next->unwind->type == NORMAL_FRAME
      && frame_id_inner (get_frame_arch (this_frame->next),
                         get_frame_id (this_frame),
                         get_frame_id (this_frame->next)))
    {
      CORE_ADDR this_pc_in_block;
      struct minimal_symbol *morestack_msym;
      const char *morestack_name = NULL;

      /* gcc -fsplit-stack __morestack can continue the stack anywhere.  */
      this_pc_in_block = get_frame_address_in_block (this_frame);
      morestack_msym = lookup_minimal_symbol_by_pc (this_pc_in_block).minsym;
      if (morestack_msym)
        morestack_name = MSYMBOL_LINKAGE_NAME (morestack_msym);
      if (!morestack_name || strcmp (morestack_name, "__morestack") != 0)
        {
          if (frame_debug)
            {
              fprintf_unfiltered (gdb_stdlog, "-> ");
              fprint_frame (gdb_stdlog, NULL);
              fprintf_unfiltered (gdb_stdlog,
                                  " // this frame ID is inner }\n");
            }
          this_frame->stop_reason = UNWIND_INNER_ID;
          return NULL;
        }
    }

We need to generalize the __morestack solution
and provide it through the unwinders.


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