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Re: [Chicken-users] Unbounded stack growth

From: Jim Ursetto
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Unbounded stack growth
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:10:49 -0500

On Jul 11, 2012, at 2:47 PM, Marc Feeley wrote:
> I'm pretty sure LLVM is simply implementing the tail-call itself.  So there 
> is no stack growth in the unwinding phase.

That is possible.  We do currently disable __attribute__((noreturn))
on functions across the board when using clang, and last I checked
this caused it to generate a bunch of (unreachable) return code.
But perhaps LLVM 3 is optimizing the tall-call anyway.


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