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SubjectRe: [patch] dump_stack(): arch-neutral stack trace
Daniel Phillips wrote:
>
> On Tuesday 10 September 2002 03:01, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > From Christoph Hellwig, also present in 2.4.
> >
> > Create an arch-independent `dump_stack()' function. So we don't need to do
> >
> > #ifdef CONFIG_X86
> > show_stack(0); /* No prototype in scope! */
> > #endif
> >
> > any more.
> >
> > The whole dump_stack() implementation is delegated to the architecture.
> > If it doesn't provide one, there is a default do-nothing library
> > function.
>
> Is there a reason for not calling it "backtrace()" ?

In retrospect, no. But it's called dump_stack() in 2.4 now.

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