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CVS commit: [netbsd-6-0] src/lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen

Module Name:    src
Committed By:   riz
Date:           Thu Mar 14 22:37:24 UTC 2013

Modified Files:
        src/lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen [netbsd-6-0]: __longjmp14.c __setjmp14.S

Log Message:
Pull up following revision(s) (requested by martin in ticket #846):
        lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen/__setjmp14.S: revision 1.6
        lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen/__longjmp14.c: revision 1.6
        lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen/__longjmp14.c: revision 1.7
Save the GP register value and restore it on longjmp.
While formally GP is not a callee-saved register, for static linking
the link time optimization described in section 3.2.3 of the "Calling
Standard for Alpha Systems" allows the caller to rely on GP being the
value needed within setjmp() - and not restore it after return if setjmp
and the call site share a GP value.
This fixes longjmp/setjmp for statically linked programs, e.g. /rescue/csh
or the static tcsh variant from pkgsrc.
Remove clearing of ucontext_t, the only random register values now are
argument and scratch registers (which will be reloaded after return anyway).

To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.5 -r1.5.30.1 src/lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen/__longjmp14.c
cvs rdiff -u -r1.5 -r1.5.10.1 src/lib/libc/arch/alpha/gen/__setjmp14.S

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