[squeak-dev] Re: x86 linux VM FFI FPU stack overflow

nicolas cellier ncellier at ifrance.com
Thu Jan 15 18:52:31 UTC 2009

nicolas cellier a écrit :
> Ian just mailed that all parameters are passed in memory, so the right 
> place for fninit is before foreign call, and before ffi return.
> However, I see this does reset the whole FPU state.
> Bad if in the future we want to control hardware trap on FPU...

fninit is the right thing to do for current Squeak VM.
The eventual future VM would better call ffree for less side effetcs.

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