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Re: Is GDB broken on ia64?

On Thursday 19 February 2004 01:41 pm, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 14:14:59 -0800, Richard Harke
> >>>>> <rharke@earthlink.net> said:
>   Richard> When I look at the back trace, the first three entries look
>   Richard> legit but higher up, the back trace has call sequences that
>   Richard> are not possible.
> Older GDB use code-reading to create a backtrace, which can't be
> reliable, especially with newer compilers.  The latest GDB will use
> libunwind to build the backtrace.  I don't know if any distro has
> picked that up yet, but it's definitely in the CVS tree.
I got the CVS version and was able to get a rational back trace.
This was enough (as it often is for seg faults) to solve the problem.
It was not an ia64 specific problem, however.
> 	--david

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