[kaffe] Re: porting kaffe to uclinux
wyattaw at optushome.com.au
Mon Jul 14 05:02:01 PDT 2003
On 14/07/03, you wrote:
> The gcc docs say :
> 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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