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Re: [patch] Resolve ppc64 func descriptors as .func (via .opd)
- From: Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:19:52 -0500
- Subject: Re: [patch] Resolve ppc64 func descriptors as .func (via .opd)
On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 01:53:12PM +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > > > (gdb) bt
> > > > #0 0x00000000100004d0 in .f ()
> > > > #1 0x0000000010000500 in .main ()
> But I don't see why that has to leak through to the user in a backtrace
> where they just want to know which function name corresponds to a
> specific address. The extra dot doesn't add any value in this case and
> is just confusing.
Not entirely -- the two locations are distinct, and a breakpoint can
pass through one and not the other, which could make a difference to
certain low-level debugging tasks.