[kaffe] Re: porting kaffe to uclinux

Tony Wyatt wyattaw at optushome.com.au
Mon Jul 14 05:02:01 PDT 2003

Hi Dalibor,

On 14/07/03, you wrote:

> The gcc docs say :
>  -fomit-frame-pointer
>               Don't  keep  the  frame  pointer  in a register for 
> functions that don't need one.  This avoids the instructions to save, 
> set up and restore frame
>               pointers; it also makes an extra register available in 
> many functions.  It also makes debugging impossible on most machines.
I might add that not only does it prevent debugging, but it probably prevents
stack-backtrace for exception handling.


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