Making libunwind the default

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Sep 7 10:28:46 UTC 2020

Dridi Boukelmoune writes:

> After a brief discussion on IRC I agreed to provide comparative stack
> traces, I'll find some time to make a couple up.

Status in FreeBSD-land:

The libunwind backtrace does not look obviously superior, or for
that matter significantly different on FreeBSD.

Libunwind does not seem to support 32-bit Arm well, at least on FreeBSD.

Would it make sense to make this a packaging decision ?

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