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This project is not part of the GNU Project.

Libunwind defines a portable and efficient C programming interface (API) to determine the call-chain of a program. The API additionally provides the means to manipulate the preserved (callee-saved) state of each call-frame and to resume execution at any point in the call-chain (non-local goto). The API supports both local (same-process) and remote (across-process) operation.

See the project homepage for more information.

Registration Date: Thu Jul 27 16:09:15 2006
License: X11 license
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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libunwind 1.1 relased!
     posted by aruns, Sun Oct 7 19:14:59 2012 - 0 replies
  • coredump unwind support
  • New arch: SuperH
  • Improved support for PowerPC, ARM
  • Lots of cleanups, perf tweaks
  • pkg-config support

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

libunwind 1.0.1 released
     posted by aruns, Thu Sep 15 04:02:35 2011 - 0 replies
  • Minor autotools fixes
  • Updated the library version to 8.0.0
  • ARM fixes to handle a mix of DWARF + arm specific unwind tables
libunwind 1.0 released
     posted by aruns, Sat Sep 3 04:56:22 2011 - 0 replies
  • Fast unwind (rbp, rsp, rip only) on x86_64 with a fallback to slow code path (Lassi Tuura)
  • Improved local and remote unwinding on ARM (Ken Werner)
  • Testing, stability and many fixes on x86 (Paul Pluzhnikov)
  • FreeBSD port and clean separation of OS specific bits (Konstantin Belousov)
libunwind v0.99 released
     posted by aruns, Fri May 8 21:03:59 2009 - 0 replies
  • Improved x86 and x86_64 support
    • Faster unwind and many bug fixes
    • Usable in heap profilers
  • ARM, MIPS and PowerPC support added

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