[PATCH] Add option to control checking of inner frames when doing a backtrace

Joshua Watt jpewdev@gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 14:03:00 GMT 2012


>> This patch allows the user to turn off the checking for inner frames
>> when performing
>> a backtrace using the command:
>>
>> set backtrace check-inner off
>>
>> This is useful if a thread is switching execution to run on another
>> stack, as this will
>> often cause the inner frame condition to fail.
>
> I don't understand the motivation. Can you please explain a bit more.

See: http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb/2012-10/msg00001.html for the
discussion that lead to this patch.



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