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From: davidm@mostang.com (David Mosberger-Tang)
To: Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>
Cc: David Mosberger-Tang <David.Mosberger@acm.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix vsyscall unwind information
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 08:05:58 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <16054.32214.804891.702812@panda.mostang.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030505074248.GA7812@twiddle.net>

>>>>> On Mon, 5 May 2003 00:42:48 -0700, Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net> said:

  >> If not, could one be added?

  Richard> Why?  Certainly it isn't needed for x86.

Certain applications (such as debuggers) want to know.  Sure, you can
do symbol matching (if you have the symbol table) or code-reading
(assuming you know the exact sigreturn sequence), but having a marker
would be more reliable and faster.

	--david

  reply	other threads:[~2003-05-05 14:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20030502004014$08e2@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found] ` <20030503210015$292c@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found]   ` <20030504063010$279f@gated-at.bofh.it>
2003-05-05  6:49     ` David Mosberger-Tang
2003-05-05  7:42       ` Richard Henderson
2003-05-05 15:05         ` David Mosberger-Tang [this message]
2003-05-05 16:34           ` Richard Henderson
2003-05-05 16:55             ` David Mosberger-Tang
2003-05-05 23:10             ` Mark Kettenis
2003-05-06  0:21               ` Richard Henderson
2003-05-06  6:16                 ` David Mosberger-Tang
2003-05-02  0:33 [PATCH] i386 vsyscall DSO implementation, take 2 Roland McGrath
2003-05-03 20:51 ` Richard Henderson
2003-05-04  6:21   ` [PATCH] fix vsyscall unwind information Richard Henderson
2003-05-04  7:34     ` Ulrich Drepper

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