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Re: Code size problem with [ARM PATCH] Protect stack pointer


> Dear Nathan and all,
> 
> For your information.
> 
> This bug-fix patch
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2003-10/msg01414.html
> caused significant code size increase, as measured using the CSiBE 
> benchmark:
> http://sed.inf.u-szeged.hu/csibe/observations.php
> 
> Please consider some refinement, if possible!
> 
> Best regards,
>    Arpad Beszedes

This is a necessary consequence of avoiding an ABI violation that becomes 
very significant when running code on an ARMv6 processor.  The best 
solution all round is to not use a frame pointer at all 
(-fomit-frame-pointer -mno-apcs-frame).

R.


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