6.16 gcc omit-frame pointer

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 09:38:06 PST 2010

David Jensen wrote:

> The point of the thread is that the 'chapter 5 gcc pass 2' and the
> 'chapter 6 gcc' instructions and explanations are inconsistent,
> confusing and wrong for all but i?86.  Maybe even completely outdated.

I'm not an expert on compilers, but the GCC instructions in Chapter 5 
and Chapter 6 need to be different for our purposes.

What we have now works.  I'm reluctant to change the instructions on 
such an important component unless there are clear advantages.

   -- Bruce

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