"use register arguments" option enabled.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Mon May 16 22:42:53 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 10:29 +1200, Mike Honeyfield wrote:
> I am just wondering the reasoning behind having the experimental
> option "Use register arguments" on in the kernel config.
> It has caused some issues for me, have since fixed it, but was
> wondering why an experimental feature that could/can break the ABI for
> 3rd party binary only modules would be enabled?

Speed. Pushing data onto the stack takes longer than just shoving it
into a register.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

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