[PATCH] A new HeapToStack allocation promotion pass

Sean Silva silvas at purdue.edu
Mon Sep 23 18:16:37 PDT 2013

  Does there need to be special frontend logic to keep this out of e.g. kernel builds? Kernel code typically is running on a very small stack and deliberately calls malloc/kalloc/whatever even for a value that is live for a single block. Replacing those calls with stack allocation might result in some nasty kernel panic debugging for some poor soul.


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