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Re: [perl #18127] [PATCH] Implicit stack direction probe

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Leopold Toetsch
November 5, 2002 01:17
Re: [perl #18127] [PATCH] Implicit stack direction probe
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Dan Sugalski wrote:

> At 9:41 AM +0100 10/30/02, Leopold Toetsch wrote:
>> Jason Gloudon wrote:
>>> ... By default both compilers align stack variables at their natural
>>> alignment, so PMC pointers would normally fall on 4 byte boundaries.

>> So, this "someone" are we (parrot itself) + language extensions (PXS) 
>> which have to be compiled with the same compiler options, parrot is 
>> compiled with.
>> Using packed structures with PMCs/Buffers inside is a strict "don't do 
>> that!".
> I'm comfortable with this. 

Patch went in during changes WRT Parrot_destroy - though I'm not sure if 
I did mention it in the description.


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