Thu Jun 19 18:43:00 GMT 2003
On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 12:15:46PM -0400, Diego Figueroa wrote:
> Is there a reasoning behind this? I don't understand if those things are
> intentional? Even when the code is optimized I still get the
> 'subl $8, %esp' instruction that I can't figure out.
It comes from the following in gcc/config/i386/i386.h:
/* As of July 2001, many runtimes to not align the stack properly when
entering main. This causes expand_main_function to forcibly align
the stack, which results in aligned frames for functions called from
main, though it does nothing for the alignment of main itself. */
#define FORCE_PREFERRED_STACK_BOUNDARY_IN_MAIN \
(ix86_preferred_stack_boundary > STACK_BOUNDARY && !TARGET_64BIT)
If you had picked some other function than "main" and used -O2
-fomit-frame-pointer, you wouldn't see any additional code.
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