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SubjectRe: KDB in the mainstream 2.4.x kernels?
On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 10:55:18PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 22:43:57 +0200,
> >I actually started on porting the KDB backtracer recently to get
> >reliable frame pointer based backtraces, but it turns out the code
> >for that is so complicated and ugly that the chances of ever merging
> >it would be very slim.
>
> Mainly because the kernel is full of special cases and i386 provides no

Yes I agree. It is an ugly problem, which usually results in ugly
solutions too.

-Andi
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