New free_reg_info function

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Wed Oct 28 10:23:00 GMT 1998


  In message <Pine.GSO.4.02A.9810281018270.6834-100000@matlock.informatik.rwth-
aachen.de>you write:
  > Today's CVS source calls allocate_reg_info with -1 as first argument to
  > tell it to free all memory.  Unfortunately, the first argument is of type
  > size_t, which is unsigned at least on sparc-sun-solaris2.6, so this change
  > caused a nasty machine lockup due to allocating a huge amount of memory.
  > 
  > Bernd
  > 
  > 	* regclass.c (renumber, regno_allocated): New static variables, moved
  > 	out of allocate_reg_info.
  > 	(allocate_reg_info): Move these two variables outside the function.
  > 	Move code to free memory into new function free_reg_info.
  > 	(free_reg_info): New function, broken out of allocate_reg_info.
  > 	* toplev.c (compile_file): Call free_reg_info, not allocate_reg_info.
  > 	* rtl.h (allocate_reg_info): Don't declare.
  > 	(free_reg_info): Declare.
Sorry about the lossage.  Thanks for the patch, I've installed it.
jeff



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