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Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:38:12 +0200
From: Alex <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10] Build process uses script to add CFI
 directives to x86 asm

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 10:29 PM, Rich Felker <> wrote:
> 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.

So I guess a script for x86-64 is needed now?


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