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Re: next porting question for gcj
----- Original Message -----
From: "DJ Delorie" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 2:00 PM
Subject: Re: next porting question for gcj
> A simple test will show you:
> char *b = alloca(500);
> return b;
> Compile with gcc, and you'll see that alloca is implemented directly,
> without function calls.
> __builtin_alloca is the internal way gcc implements it; either works
> just fine but __builtin_alloca is more immune to being #define'd to
> something else. It's not specific to Cygwin.
All the same, the bootstrapped stage 3 g++ failed to find alloca.
__builtin_alloca was found easily enough.