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Re: mozilla on the Indy

To: Mike Shaver <>
Subject: Re: mozilla on the Indy
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 20:31:53 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from Mike Shaver on Mon, Jul 06, 1998 at 01:38:30PM -0400
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On Mon, Jul 06, 1998 at 01:38:30PM -0400, Mike Shaver wrote:

> wrote:
> > Now that I've taken myself two minutes to browse your attached sources -
> > the patches to the NSPR thread routines look suspicious.  The are
> > playing games with the frame pointer which at least on the first look
> > don't make sense as gcc automatically enables -fomit-frame-pointer when
> > optimizing.
> Turns out it's there only to save the FP so that you can use gdb to look
> at the NSPR thread stacks during debugging.  So, the fact that gcc
> removes it when building optimized isn't a problem.
> For the record, NSPR threads aren't clone() threads; they're
> setjmp/longjmp things.

Usless effort, on MIPS debugging works without having a frame pointer.


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