Re: [1/6] make stack size configurable (was: Re: [-mm patch] i386: enable 4k stacks by default)

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 14:11:29 EST

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 10:40:47AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 10:38:19AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> > Here's what I did for i386 for someone concerned about blowing the stack.
> Make more stack sizes configurable, adding options for deeper stacks.
> This is largely for differential diagnosis in cases where stack overflows
> are suspected of silently corrupting memory or causing other problems not
> detected immediately.

I don't think we want anything bigger than 8, if you really need that
for debuggin it's easy enough to hack up on demand.

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