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Re: PR65416, alloca on xtensa
- From: "augustine dot sterling at gmail dot com" <augustine dot sterling at gmail dot com>
- To: Marc Gauthier <marc at cadence dot com>
- Cc: Max Filippov <jcmvbkbc at gmail dot com>, "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:08:07 -0700
- Subject: Re: PR65416, alloca on xtensa
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On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Marc Gauthier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Other than the required 16-byte stack alignment, there's nothing in
> the ABI that requires these extra 16 bytes. Perhaps there was a bad
> implementation of the alloca exception handler at some point a long
> time ago that prompted the extra 16 bytes?
The alloca handler has been rewritten at least twice since this code
was last updated, so that wouldn't surprise me at all. I would approve
a change to eliminate it.