stack size limit on ppc/ppc64

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Thu Nov 6 16:13:01 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 00:05, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 01:09:07PM +0100, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > That is if you are assuming one of the current ABIs;
> Of course.  I thought the idea was to distinguish stack frame allocation
> from other wild pointer writes.
> > It's not the kernel's job to enforce an ABI.
> There are a lot of things that a binary file needs to get right
> according to the ABI before it will run.  Try running stuff from
> /dev/mouse.  :)

Heh, well ;) I think that Segher comment may actually make sense
with things like JITs, DR emulators etc... those may end up doing
wild things of that kind... But we'll figure that out soon enough ;)


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