Re: Problem with Guile on ia64 (possibly "getcontext" related)

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_ocs.com.au>
Date: 2006-07-19 12:11:33
Rob Browning (on Tue, 18 Jul 2006 18:40:07 -0700) wrote:
>Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au> writes:
>
>> Wild guess, based on no data.  Add '__attribute__ ((returns_twice))' to
>> the definition of ia64_getcontext.  That should remove the need to use
>> setjmp.
>
>That also seems to fix the crash.

Good.

>So would it be correct to say that the likely problem is just that
>because Guile calls getcontext via asm, gcc doesn't know that the call
>needs to be handled specially?

Exactly right.

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