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Re: [PATCH] mips/o32: fix internal_syscall5/6/7
On 2017-08-15 10:06, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
> On 15/08/2017 09:00, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > On Aug 15 2017, Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> The internal_syscall5/6/7 functions use the stack pointer to store
> >> the 5th and following arguments on the stack. In some cases GCC optimize
> >> out the stack pointer, and thus storing the data to the stack causes a
> >> segmentation fault.
> > FORCE_FRAME_POINTER does not work any more?
> Wouldn't a better option and more compiler optimization proof to route
> syscall5/6/7 to a out of line symbol call to proper handle the stack
> pointer as for ARM and i386 (__libc_do_syscall)?
Hmm interesting indeed, though that implies an additional call to a
function instead of being fully inline. Not sure it makes a big
difference performance wise given the syscall a few instructions later.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B