Bug#549569: libguytools1: Support for more arches.

Michael Prokop mika at debian.org
Tue Oct 6 07:15:24 UTC 2009

* vogu00 <vogu00 at gmail.com> [20091006 08:38]:
> Michael Prokop wrote:
> > * Kurt Roeckx [20091004 15:25]:

> >> Looking at the description, it seems to support stack backtracking
> >> which is arch dependent, and I assume it currently only supports
> >> amd64 and i386.  Do you know if there are plans to support more
> >> arches in the future, and how hard it would be to add it?

> > Guy: any information from your side?

> Stack backtracking: Have a look at function ToolSignalBacktraceHandler
> in toolsignal.cpp. I already made it architecture independant but I
> never tried it on architectures like sparc, for instance.

> However, I have an old PowerBook G4 at my disposal where succesfully
> build libguytools and guymager powerpc packages. Just add "powerpc"
> to the list of architectures in debian/control.

Thanks - adjusted in git:


> Adding other architectures: The function ToolSignalBacktraceHandler
> should normally be the only one that needs to be adapted.

Please let me know if should change anything further, thanks.

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