stacksize setting in tcl/win/ in gdb src

Christopher Faylor
Mon Apr 30 09:57:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 08:20:17PM +1000, Danny Smith wrote:
>In tcl/win/ in gdb CVS src there is following at line 475:
>$(TCLSH): $(TCLSHOBJS) tclshres.$(OBJEXT) $(TCLLIB)
>	$(CC) $(linkdebug) $(conlflags) -Wl,--stack=0x2300000 \
>		-o $@ $(conlibsdll) $(TCLSHOBJS) tclshres.$(OBJEXT) $(TCLLIB)
>The stacksize is inconsistent with that used in which is 2300000
>*but* vc uses decimal notation (unless prefixed with 0x).  It is also
>inconsistent with that used in makefile.bc (1f0001), which presumably uses hex
>by default.
>When building and testing tcl8.3.3 under mingw I ran into similar problem
>(using Mumit's diff for 8.3).  The socket.test would hang with stack=0x2300000 
>but worked fine when  I changed stacksize to something more reasonable (for my
>machine at least) ie. 0x231860.  
>And that triggers a question which I will raise also in binutils list:
>Why is default reserved stacksize set so high (0x02000000) by ld in pe.em?
>PS I would report this to tcl also, but new logon registrations are disabled
>during their move to new host.

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