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Re: [MIT-Scheme-devel] x86-64 assembler problem

From: Taylor R Campbell
Subject: Re: [MIT-Scheme-devel] x86-64 assembler problem
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 20:01:33 +0000
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   Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 11:03:11 -0700
   From: address@hidden (Matt Birkholz)

   I get the following error when compiling gtk/keys.scm for x86-64 (on
   an x86-64 host).  I get NO error when compiling for i386 and C.  This
   happens in the latest (yesterday's) LIAR.

My guess is that this is just a limitation of LIAR's design that
nobody ever notices because nobody writes code large enough to run
into it.  I expect you need something like a 64 KB procedure, with no
subprocedures, to trigger it.  If so, you can probably work around it
by breaking your code into smaller parts.

How did you trigger this?  Just by building the current state of

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