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Re: PING: PATCH: PR middle-end/37843:[4.4 Regression] unaligned stack in maindue to tail call optimizatiP

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:02 AM, H.J. Lu <> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Jack Howarth <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 06:50:08AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>>> Darwin doesn't support sibcall. I am checking it to mark them Linux
>>> only.
>>> H.J.
>> H.J.,
>>    Could you expand on that comment? Is the problem with sibcall on
>> Darwin that FSF gcc doesn't have the proper darwin specific changes
>> to implement sibcall or is the problem that the darwin assembler or
>> linker from Xcode doesn't properly support sibcall? If the problem is
>> the latter, we could submit a radar bug report asking for sibcall
>> support to be implemented in the cctools of Snow Leopard.
>>               Jack
> static bool
> ix86_function_ok_for_sibcall (tree decl, tree exp)
> {
>  tree func;
>  rtx a, b;
>  /* If we are generating position-independent code, we cannot sibcall
>     optimize any indirect call, or a direct call to a global function,
>     as the PLT requires %ebx be live.  */
>  if (!TARGET_64BIT && flag_pic && (!decl || !targetm.binds_local_p (decl)))
>    return false;
> Darwin returns false.

Because darwin is always pic though binds_local_p should return true ...

-- Pinski

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