[Gc] Absurd stack bottom value on ARM
michi at complang.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Mar 21 08:22:42 PST 2009
On 17.03.2009, at 00:14, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> I think this assertion used a fairly arbitrary value in order to
> catch cases in which we misunderstood the /proc/self/stat format or
> the like. Since we now have a reason to be less arbitrary, I'd
> suggest chopping two zeroes off the constant in the test. A value
> of less than a megabyte would be really suspicious, since it
> wouldn't give us much room for a downward-growing stack, and we have
> reasons to believe that the only platform with upward-growing stacks
> (PA-RISC) doesn't do this either.
> I'll apply this patch to the CVS tree.
Thanks for your quick fix, I cherry-picked the patch into the CACAO
source tree . Hopefully we will get a response from the reporter or
someone else with access to an Openmoko Freerunner. Bug is closed.
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