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Re: [libunwind] remote unwinding and dynamically-generated code

From: David Mosberger
Subject: Re: [libunwind] remote unwinding and dynamically-generated code
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 14:40:15 -0800

>>>>> On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 13:27:19 -0600 (CST), Todd L Miller <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

  >> Yes, it does.  For example, with the gdb v6.3, you can backtrace
  >> over dynamically generated code assuming you have libunwind
  >> installed and the code-generator uses _U_dyn_register().

  Todd>         If _U_dyn_register() works for remote processes, why
  Todd> would I ever bother to insert dynamic unwind information in
  Todd> the remote process?

Sorry, I misunderstood your question.  _U_dyn_register() affects only
the local process (albeit those effects can be observed from other
processes, such as a debugger).

The procedure naming was chosen to reflect that: the _U_-prefix
indicates that it is for local use only.


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