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Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2015 01:37:21 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Large stack alignment

On 2015-09-06 19:55, Solar Designer wrote:
> (...) although ideally we'd have the compiler align the
> stack and then we wouldn't spend any extra registers on this.
>
> More importantly, none of this addresses the "redundant or insufficient"
> aspect.  We need to figure it out.

Our AC is already capable of testing whether arbitrary options like 
"-mpreferred-stack-boundary=5" is accepted by the compiler or not. Does 
this help? I'm not quite sure why it's called "preferred"?

magnum

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