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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] perf report: add sort by file lines
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On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 19:06 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 19:03 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > Is it an unwind of the call frame stack to find out what data member was
> > > accessed?
> >
> > No need to unwind stacks, DWARF should have information on function
> > local stack. It should be able to tell you the type of things like -8(%
> > rbp).
>
> That is, we don't even have a life stack to unwind, so we simply cannot
> unwind at all, but the debug information should be able to tell you the
> type of whatever would live at a certain stack position if we were to
> have a stack.

Furthermore, I've now completely exhausted my knowledge of debuginfo and
hope Masami and Arnaldo will help with further details ;-)



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