Why 2.95.4 ? (and libscl)
ajw498 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Feb 9 05:08:52 PST 2002
On 7 Feb 2002, Nick Burrett wrote:
> It actually consists of a complete re-port of GCC to RISC OS which will
> be quite a lot of work. I do want to do this, but I'm trying to think
> of better ways of doing the port so as to minimise the changes required
> for RISC OS.
> This would probably mean that we change the local variable references
> to be relative to `fp' rather than `sp'. Though my suspicion is that
> if we do this, then we lose support for non-contiguous stack chunks.
Yes, it would prevent a non-contiguous stack. Nobody has commented on the
stack patches I posted a week or two ago, but only supporting contiguous
stacks would severly hinder thread support.
Hope you back gets better soon.
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