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Subject: Re: [boost] [context] make_fcontext stack pointer unclear from documentation
From: TONGARI (tongari95_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-25 09:19:48

2013/5/25 Oliver Kowalke <oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden]>

> 2013/5/25 Michael Marcin <mike.marcin_at_[hidden]>
> > The function make_fcontext takes a stack pointer. However it is not clear
> > at all from the documentation that the stack pointer should actually
> point
> > to the end of the stack buffer.
> hmm - itis architecture depended in which direction the stack grows. The
> current supported architectures use downward growing stacks.
> The documentation contains [1]:
> 'Note: Depending on the architecture *StackAllocator* returns an address
> from the top of the stack (grows downwards) or the bottom of the stack
> (grows upwards). '

Can't this library take care of the architecture and always require the
StackAllocator to return the lowest address?

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