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Re: RFC: %ebp-based backtrace patch
On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 11:01:16AM +0200, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> Before comitting this diff, I ran the testsuite, and noticed a
> regression. The problem is that if you do a function call through a
> null-function-pointer or an otherwise corrupt function pointer, and
> get a SIGSEGV, the backtrace no longer shows the frame that did the
> function call.
> Until we come up with a way to fix this issue, I'm not going to commit
> the diff.
Hmm. if (target_read_memory (pc, buf, 1)) ? That's how a similar
issue is handled on ARM, in arm_stub_unwind_sniffer.