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SubjectRe: [discuss] [PATCH] allow CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER for x86-64
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 01:07:02PM +0200, Philippe Elie wrote:
> On Fri, 09 Sep 2005 at 11:23 +0000, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Indeed. Someone must have fixed it. But why would anyone want frame pointers
> > on x86-64?
> Oprofile can use it, I though it was already used but apparently only
> to backtrace userspace actually.

You should be using dwarf2 unwind information instead. Near all
user space on x86-64 has it, and kernels sometimes too.

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