Crash dump tool backtracing

Registered by Michael Hope on 2011-05-26

Demonstrate using libunwind to add good backtracing to a crash dump tool

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Michael Hope
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Michael Hope
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ken Werner
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for trunk
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Michael Hope on 2011-07-15
Completed by
Michael Hope on 2011-12-21

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michaelh split the implement parts into demonstrate-in-debuggerd.

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Work Items

Work items:
Document the overhead of ARM extbl unwind information: DONE
Document the overhead of .eh_frame (DWARF CFI) unwind information: TODO
Investigate on security related aspects of the unwind information: TODO
investigate the backtracing support of Android on ARM: INPROGRESS
investigate the crash dump and profiling tools on ARM Linux: TODO
Decide on the programs to implement against: TODO
Discuss with upstream: TODO

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