Making libunwind the default

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi at
Fri Dec 3 14:48:10 UTC 2021

On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 10:28 AM Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
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> 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 ?

Quick followup to close this thread for now.

It was already a packaging decision, but we changed the default from
"no" to "auto". Having libunwind present at build time is enough to
select it.


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