Changes between Version 60 and Version 61 of Commentary/Compiler/StackAreas
- Jun 30, 2008 4:04:23 PM (6 years ago)
v60 v61 72 72 73 73 74 Note: If the `Area` is a `RegSlot`, we might still use a non-zero offset: for example, we might want to load the low word from a long integer. 74 Note: . 75 75 76 77 '''More detail needed about which location in a `CallArea` is numbered 0''' 78 76 79 77 Note: We don't have a virtual frame pointer in this story, but do we really want it? Here's a minor argument against: it requires special treatment by some analyses in Quick C-- (on the other hand, QC-- doesn't have distinguished global registers, so it might not even be an issue in GHC, which has many distinguished global registers).