Strange behaviour of gcc
Randall R Schulz
Sun Dec 29 20:19:00 GMT 2002
Man! I scanned through the GCC man page for anything that would control
this action, and couldn't find anything. I don't see "-mno-stack-arg-probe"
listed there at all, nor is any option that includes the word "probe."
Google ("GCC mno-stack-arg-probe"
turns up only three relevant hits (including one recent thread on the
Cygwin mailing list:
At 12:28 2002-12-29, Danny Smith wrote:
> > GCC's __builtin_alloca uses a helper function called _alloca to check
> > the stack whenever allocating more that 4000 bytes in one go.
> > Danny
>To disable stack probing, add this switch -mno-stack-arg-probe.
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