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bug#33014: 26.1.50; 27.0.50; Fatal error after re-evaluating a thread's


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#33014: 26.1.50; 27.0.50; Fatal error after re-evaluating a thread's function
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:30:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

On Okt 20 2018, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From: Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Gemini Lasswell <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:23:37 +0200
>> 
>> On Okt 20 2018, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>> >> Maybe code optimizers have improved over the last 17 years?
>> >
>> > I think a much more significant factor is that modern processors have
>> > many more registers to use.
>> 
>> I think an important factor is that they pass arguments in registers, so
>> it is more likely that the original value of an argument is lost.
>
> Agreed.  That's part of what I meant by "have many more registers".

You can pass by register even without more of them, and the likelihood
that the original value is lost is even higher then.

Andreas.

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