Subject: alloca in libc
To: None <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.org>
From: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/01/2005 08:54:21
Stupid question - shouldn't we use the gcc builtin alloca()?
Some archs seem to have alloca implementations in libc, others don't.
I ask because the recent constifications to execl*.c made them use alloca
on sparc64, and sparc64 has no libc alloca implementation.
So the other part of the question - why is gcc not using the builtin when