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Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:29:57 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
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.


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