Re: [patch] align signal-frame even when not using alternate signal-stack

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-11-03 18:34:48
On Wed, 2 Nov 2005 22:40:19 -0800 (PST), 
davidm@mail.mostang.com (David Mosberger-Tang) wrote:
>At the moment, attempting to invoke a signal-handler on the normal
>stack is guaranteed to fail if the stack-pointer happens not to be
>16-byte aligned.

Itanium Software Conventions and Runtime Architecture Guide, section
7.1 says that the stack pointer must always be aligned on a 16 byte
boundary.  What software is not using 16 byte alignment for the stack?

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