On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 08:05:58AM -0700, David Mosberger-Tang wrote:
> Richard> Why? Certainly it isn't needed for x86.
> Certain applications (such as debuggers) want to know. Sure, you can
> do symbol matching (if you have the symbol table) or code-reading
> (assuming you know the exact sigreturn sequence), but having a marker
> would be more reliable and faster.
Eh. The whole point was to *eliminate* the special cases.
If the debugger does nothing special now, it'll see the symbol
from the VDSO in the backtrace and print __kernel_sigreturn.
Isn't this sufficient for the user to recognize what's going on?
Does it really need to print <signal frame>?
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