[m-users.] How to write stack-friendly mercury-code?

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Mar 29 23:29:48 AEDT 2016

On Tue, 29 Mar 2016, Dirk Ziegemeyer wrote:

>> Am 29.03.2016 um 06:58 schrieb Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com>:
>> On Mon, 28 Mar 2016, Paul Bone wrote:
>>> + Increase the size of the stack.
>>>   In low-level graces, like asm_fast, put MERCURY_OPTIONS="--detstack-size
>>>   N" in your environment.  Check the Mercury user's guide.
>> For completeness:
>> In high-level C grades, Mercury programs just use the normal C stack.  On
>> Unix-like platforms on you can adjust this using ulimit.   On Windows,
>> you can use mmc's '--cstack-reserve-size' option to set the stack size
>> at compile time.   (Alternatively, if you have Microsoft's dev tools
>> installed you can use the editbin utility to modify the size.)
> Thank you for this hint.
> Invoking the MinGW-cross-compiler with
> mmc --make --optimize-constructor-last-call --cstack-reserve-size 8388608
> didn’t help and even slowed down the execution speed of the compiled application.
> Did I use a reasonable stack size?

Without knowing something of the program in question, it's impossible to


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