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Re: [Chicken-hackers] Detecting incipient stack overflow

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] Detecting incipient stack overflow
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 10:28:16 +0200

On 9/30/06, John Cowan <address@hidden> wrote:
How does the Chicken runtime detect incipient C stack overflow
reliably?  I tried to RTFS, but got lost in a maze.

You mean the stack-overflow that triggers a minor GC? Very simple,
it regularly compares the current stack-pointer with a precomputed limit
(see C_demand in chicken.h).



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