[m-dev.] MR_{save/restore}_transient_hp().

Zoltan Somogyi zoltan.somogyi at runbox.com
Fri Jul 25 19:38:23 AEST 2014

On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:22:48 +1000, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> Is SPARC the only not-completely-dead architecture to use register windows?

No. There are two others: i960, and Itanium. However, we have never
supported either, so for us, SPARC is the only user of register windows.

> Didn't someone contact us a few years ago about Mercury on something like a
> SPARC?  Or was it just SunOS or Solaris that they wanted support with?

I don't remember.

> We can always support things like this via some other backend, like hlc.gc,
> although there are some missing features.

I imagine Michael would prefer continuing to use the low level debugger
in preference to ssdb.


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