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Re: Is amd64 ready for the desktop?

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 09:33:18PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> P.S.
> Is there any reason to have such a small stack by default?  IMHO
> NetBSD Guide should describe how to increase it.  Segfaulting mplayer
> is really annoying and it is not trivial to understand why it does
> so. I guess some other "modern" application widely used on desktops
> last years may require more than 2Mb of stack.

I would not call 2MB a small stack. For threaded applications it is even
smaller. Stupid programmers just want to recurse too much or drop heavy
amounts of memory on the stack.


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