patch [Re: [fpc-devel] time for dumping stacktrace, when using dwarf.]

Michael Van Canneyt michael at
Sat Nov 14 11:16:05 CET 2009

On Sat, 14 Nov 2009, Martin wrote:

> Martin wrote:
>> I'll have to withdraw it.
>> I have no idea how I compiled an exe that actually did  not crash when 
>> dumping a stack (yes I had one.). but the patch doesn't work.
> I had that right,, just the debugger confused me the way it displayed the 
> values.
> Attached patch works here, and dumps 15 frames in between 1 and 2 secs.

I committed the patch. Thank you.

I don't think that the thread-safety is something to worry about at this time; 
As you remark, the code was already not thread-safe. But it is something to 
keep in mind. In the meanwhile, we can at least enjoy the increase in speed.


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