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Re: [patch] Detect infinite backtraces
- From: Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:57:54 -0500
- Subject: Re: [patch] Detect infinite backtraces
> That is not very pretty. Lets just make sure unwinding works normally in
> all cases, so we don't need such hacks.
(Note that in the context of backtraces, you need to consider not only
100% standards-compliant and perfect state, but the possible presence
of corrupted data. Handling "all cases" including those with corrupted
register / stack / ELF data could be a challenge.