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Subject: Re: [boost] [Stacktrace] review, please stop discussing non-Stacktrace issues
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-12-19 09:07:34

Andrey Semashev wrote:

> Yes, if the only way to do that is fork+exec then that is not usable for
> me, not as the default implementation of the stacktrace decoding
> algorithm. If such functionality is provided, it should be strictly
> optional and disabled by default (i.e. on Windows don't start the helper
> process unless the user explicitly requests that in runtime). Let the
> decoding algorithm itself be not-signal-safe but in-process.

Why is spawning a process to do the decoding unacceptable?

I'm sorry if you already explained this in a previous message.

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