Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:29:57 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH v10] Build process uses script to add CFI directives to x86 asm On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 03:03:24PM +0200, Alex Dowad wrote: > Some functions implemented in asm need to use EBP for purposes other than acting > as a frame pointer. (Notably, it is used for the 6th argument to syscalls with > 6 arguments.) Without frame pointers, GDB can only show backtraces if it gets > CFI information from a .debug_frame or .eh_frame ELF section. > [...] Committed, finally! Sorry for the long delay. I was using this locally without problem and somehow forgot that I had not actually committed it despite saying I would do so if no problems were found. The only change I made was re-folding the commit message to fit well in 80 columns. Rich
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