dwarf2 unwinding for i386

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@mvista.com
Mon Jun 24 07:54:00 GMT 2002


On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 03:39:30PM +0200, Michal Ludvig wrote:
> Hi all,
> what do you think about adding dwarf2 unwinding (dwarf2cfi.c) to i386 
> target? On x86-64 we are already using it for some time now and it seems 
> to be quite stable. GCC folks are about to switch omit-frame-pointer on 
> by default for i386 in a near future, but are waiting (as I understand 
> it) for GDB to implement dwarf2 unwinding, so that the resulting code 
> could be debugged. Can we make at least a testing branch with this 
> support? Opinions? MarkK?

If we do this, IMHO, we should support it for all architectures and not
for just x86-64 and i386.  Everyone wins.

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Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer



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