_Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction vs darwin

Jack Howarth howarth@bromo.med.uc.edu
Fri Dec 18 15:54:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 03:01:08PM +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> Jack Howarth wrote:
> >    As I mentioned in http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=41991#c36,
> > the darwin unwinder maintainer looked at the crash of gcj(ecj1) when compiling
> > java code on darwin10. He claims that the origin of the problem is the use of
> > the FSF unwinder extension _Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction which is not implemented
> > in the system unwinder on darwin10. It appears that for darwin10 and later we
> > will have to replace the call to _Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction on darwin with
> > code using dladdr() to discover if the function is known to the dynamic loader
> That won't work.
> > ...assuming that the use of _Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction is to tell if the code
> > address is static of dynamic(JIT) code.
> _Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction is trivial:
> void *
> _Unwind_FindEnclosingFunction (void *pc)
> {
>   struct dwarf_eh_bases bases;
>   const struct dwarf_fde *fde = _Unwind_Find_FDE (pc-1, &bases);
>   if (fde)
>     return bases.func;
>   else
>     return NULL;
> }
> _Unwind_Find_FDE is a standard function.  Does Darwin support that?
> Andrew.

  I am waiting to here back from the Apple unwinder maintainer on that.
Certainly _Unwind_Find_FDE exists for 10.4/10.5, however...


shows that it was moved out of libgcc for 10.6. I am unclear if it was
moved into libSystem as a function or as not_implemented macro.

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