Re: Problem with STk 3.99.4 on Solaris 2.6

From: Paul Anderson <>
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2000 16:00:17 -0500


> Thanks a lot for your analysis. I suppose that you have suffered with
> this one ;-) I myself had problems with the SPARC register windows for
> continuations and I have a scary remembrance of the debugging
> phase...
> I'm a little bit afraid that I will have problems with your
> solution. In particular your solution suppose that you have a clever
> make command, which is rarely the case (makes are very different and
> some are very poor). I can of course implement your solution but I
> would prefer something like the following code. Tell me if it works
> for you and I'll integrate it for next release, otherwise, of I will
> integrate yours of course.
> > If you have any questions about any of this, feel free
> > to email. However, do so soon as I shall be going on
> > vacation on Wednesday until after the new year.
> It is definitively too late for this year, but you'll have this mail
> for your return if the bug has not destroyed everything ;-)
This solution should work fine. Unfortunately I can't test it
for a while.

One thing to think about is whether the setjmp solution is
good for other supported architectures. Hans Boehm's package
has specialized solutions for this task for the mips, powerpc,
alpha and hppa processors among others.


Paul Anderson. GrammaTech, Inc. Tel: +1 607 273-7340
Received on Tue Jan 04 2000 - 22:02:56 CET

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Mon Jul 21 2014 - 19:38:59 CEST