Victory? (was Re: Mac Intel)
Tue Aug 15 14:15:31 CEST 2006
On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 12:58:44 +0100, Joel Reymont wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2006, at 12:20 PM, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> > Another solution is to change hipe_x86_glue.S to create an aligned
> > C stack frame with a
> > suitably large parameter area preallocated at the bottom of the frame.
> How would you determine the size of the parameter area?
Based on the largest number of parameter to a BIF, which we
find via the arity information in hipe_x86_bifs.m4. I think
5 is the largest arity we need to handle.
> Also, when do you think you guys will get to this? I hear the HiPE
> team is undefunded these days, thus my asking.
As soons as the patches land in our mailboxes. Doing a review,
regression testing, and cleanup of the things we can test isn't
that much work.
> I might
> tackle the stack alignment eventually, if you don't get to it.
I'll handle that bit.
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