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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] reliable stack trace support
    On Út 16-05-06 16:21:27, Jan Beulich wrote:
    > These are the generic bits needed to enable reliable stack traces based
    > on Dwarf2-like (.eh_frame) unwind information. Subsequent patches will
    > enable x86-64 and i386 to make use of this.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
    >
    > --- linux-2.6.17-rc4/include/asm-generic/unwind.h 1970-01-01 01:00:00.000000000 +0100
    > +++ 2.6.17-rc4-unwind-generic/include/asm-generic/unwind.h 2006-05-16 14:36:21.000000000 +0200
    > @@ -0,0 +1,119 @@
    > +#ifndef _ASM_GENERIC_UNWIND_H
    > +#define _ASM_GENERIC_UNWIND_H
    > +
    > +/*
    > + * Copyright (C) 2002-2006 Novell, Inc.
    > + * Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
    > + *
    > + * A simple API for unwinding kernel stacks. This is used for
    > + * debugging and error reporting purposes. The kernel doesn't need
    > + * full-blown stack unwinding with all the bells and whistles, so there
    > + * is not much point in implementing the full Dwarf2 unwind API.

    Missing GPL?

    > --- linux-2.6.17-rc4/kernel/unwind.c 1970-01-01 01:00:00.000000000 +0100
    > +++ 2.6.17-rc4-unwind-generic/kernel/unwind.c 2006-05-16 14:36:08.000000000 +0200
    > @@ -0,0 +1,876 @@
    > +/*
    > + * Copyright (C) 2002-2006 Novell, Inc.
    > + * Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
    > + *
    > + * A simple API for unwinding kernel stacks. This is used for
    > + * debugging and error reporting purposes. The kernel doesn't need
    > + * full-blown stack unwinding with all the bells and whistles, so there
    > + * is not much point in implementing the full Dwarf2 unwind API.
    > + */

    ...more than once, I'd say.
    Pavel
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