Re: problem with gdb back-traces on AMD64 (32 bit executables)

From: Daniel Jacobowitz
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 15:43:24 EST

On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 11:07:46AM -0400, Wolfgang Wander wrote:
> This is regarding a gdb problem regarding stack back-traces with
> AMD64 and -m32 compiled executables. When the program receives
> a signal inside a shared library of an m32 executable (or if
> one attaches to such a program and it executes a shared library
> function) back traces are useless.
> I'm sending this to the kernel list for two reasons:
> a) the gdb maintainers have not shown any interest in the issue, yet
> ;-), maybe because of b)
> b) the problem only affects 2.6 kernels, 2.4 kernels are fine.

It's not a kernel bug. Please try GDB CVS again, since HJ recently
committed a related fix for x86_64 GDB.

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC
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