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Subject: Re: -fomit-frame-pointer not enabled when using -O ???
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*** top-posting fixed ***

rugxulo AT gmail DOT com wrote:
> DJ Delorie wrote:
>> The option means gcc *can* omit it, but there are often reasons
>> why it must have a frame pointer anyway (alloca is one, for
>> example).  We'd need to see a code sample and command line to
>> diagnose it further.
> Okay, here's a silly little example:
> /* TEST.C */
> #include <stdio.h>
> int main() {
> puts("Hello, world");
> return 0;
> }
> /* <EOF> */
> gcc -s -Wall -O2 test.c -S -o testone.s
> gcc -s -Wall -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer test.c -S -o testtwo.s
> fc testone.s testtwo.s | more
> The results are not the same. Should they be?

Around here the results are identical.  gcc 3.2.1

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