Patchwork PATCH COMMITTED: Mention -fsplit-stack on 4.6 changes page

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Submitter Ian Taylor
Date Oct. 1, 2010, 8:10 p.m.
Message ID <mcraamxk72n.fsf@google.com>
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Ian Taylor - Oct. 1, 2010, 8:10 p.m.
I committed this patch to the web repository to mention -fsplit-stack on
the list of changes in the upcoming gcc 4.6.

Ian

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Index: gcc-4.6/changes.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.6/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.46
diff -u -r1.46 changes.html
--- gcc-4.6/changes.html	30 Sep 2010 18:25:15 -0000	1.46
+++ gcc-4.6/changes.html	1 Oct 2010 20:09:34 -0000
@@ -271,11 +271,19 @@ 
 
 <h3>IA-32/x86-64</h3>
   <ul>
+    <li>
+      The new <code>-fsplit-stack</code> option permits programs to
+      use a discontiguous stack.  This is useful for threaded
+      programs, in that it is no longer necessary to specify the
+      maximum stack size when creating a thread.  This feature is
+      currently only implemented for 32-bit and 64-bit x86 GNU/Linux
+      targets.
+    </li>
 	<li>Support for emitting profiler counter calls before function
 	prologues.  This is enabled via a new command-line option
 	<code>-mfentry</code>.</li>
     <li>The default setting (when not optimizing for size) for 32-bit
-      Linux and Darwin x86 targets has been changed to
+      GNU/Linux and Darwin x86 targets has been changed to
       <code>-fomit-frame-pointer</code>.  The default can be reverted
       to <code>-fno-omit-frame-pointer</code> by configuring GCC with
       the <code>--enable-frame-pointer</code> configure option.</li>