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

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Dan Sugalski
November 6, 2002 07:43
Re: [perl #18127] [PATCH] Implicit stack direction probe
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At 9:03 AM +0100 11/5/02, Leopold Toetsch wrote:
>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.

Cool. I've been out of touch for a week, so that mail'd been queued 
up for rather a long time.

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