zlib-1.2.5 => firefox crash
b3nton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 03:50:22 PDT 2010
On 17/06/10 04:52, x2164 at lycos.com wrote:
> Hi All,
> Saw this post a few days ago and started poking around
> and google'ing. Unfortunately i didn't write down what
> i was doing and this post is from a cold addled memory.
> You'll definitely need to verify anything i say in this
> IIRC it would seem that gcc-4.5.0 has changed its default
> behavior for stack alignment. Instead of 16 byte boundaries
> its using 32 byte boundaries. I'm not sure if this only
> applies to x86_64 machines, all machines, or what. Not even
> sure if the numbers "16" and "32" used above are correct or
> that it was the alignment of the "stack".
> I think someone suggested using something like "-mstack-align"
> on the gcc-4.5.0 command to cause the normally expected behavior.
Thanks, I hadn't connected it with gcc-4.5.0. Googling on that led
to a very interesting thread here:
It seems zlib-1.2.5 needs the cflag -mstackrealign (not tested it yet)
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