[fpc-pascal] Error: Local variables size exceeds supported limit

Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) charlie at scenergy.dfmk.hu
Sun Mar 10 13:01:30 CET 2019


On Sun, 10 Mar 2019, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> It's always possible to add a hint about efficiency in case the size of
> the locals grows beyond offsets that can be embedded in a single
> instruction, although this hint would trigger already at 32KB of locals
> on e.g. PowerPC.

I'm all for such a hint in any case, even if that limit is quite low on
many archs. It's useful also on m68k, where the "efficiency limit" is also
32K. One who ports code across many CPU archs, especially slower ones
(embedded anyone?) such hint could be important to discover inefficiency


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