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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] generic show_stack facility
    On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 07:46:07AM -0800, David Mosberger wrote:
    > Christoph, why do you think the prototype for ia64 is different?

    I have stopped to wonder why ia64 does things differently.

    > It's
    > because it *has to be*. In general, you can't do a backtrace without
    > having the full (preserved) state of the CPU at the point of which the
    > backtrace begins.

    So your suggestion is to move the other architectures to the ia64 prototype
    or to not have an architecture-independand stack-traceback facility at all?


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