[m-dev.] Re: Problem with region frame slots

Quan Phan quan.phan at cs.kuleuven.be
Tue Aug 7 19:27:45 AEST 2007

I send this email to developer's list so that everyone can involve
(especially Julien :) ).

On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 05:44:29PM +1000, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> On 06-Aug-2007, Quan Phan <quan.phan at cs.kuleuven.be> wrote:
> > > However, I cannot reproduce the .c file and the HLDS dump you sent me.
> > > Compiling test.m in grade asm_fast.gc.rbmm does not introduce any use of
> > > regions for me. Do you know what could be causing that?
> > I compile as follows:
> > $thismmc/lmc --use-regions --region-analysis --dump-hlds=240 test.m
> > 
> > How did you compile it?
> In grade asm_fast.gc.rbmm, which sets --use-regions but not --region-analysis.
> Is there any point in --use-regions without --region-analysis? I don't think
> so,
I also think no.

> which means that --use-regions should imply --region-analysis, or that
> --region-analysis should be REPLACED by --use-regions.
One reason for the existence of the two may be to use --region-analysis
without --use-regions to dump the hlds with region annotations. 
But as far as I understand, I think only --use-regions is enough. That
means I am for the latter.

What do you think?


> Zoltan.
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