[Stackless] Ported stackless to AMD64

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Fri Apr 2 15:55:53 CEST 2004


Hye-Shik Chang wrote:

> Hi there.
> 
> I ported the stackless context switcher to amd64 and it seems to
> work:
> 
> % ./python -S
> Python 2.3.3 Stackless 3.0 040224 (#1, Apr  2 2004, 10:46:12)
> [GCC 3.3.3 [FreeBSD] 20031106] on freebsd5
> 
>>>>import os;os.uname()
> 
> ('FreeBSD', 'sledge.freebsd.org', '5.2-CURRENT', 'FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #206: Thu Apr  1 10:00:41 PST 2004     kensmith at sledge.freebsd.org:/h/src/sys/amd64/compile/SLEDGE', 'amd64')
> % ./python Stackless/test/tasktest.py|tail  -2
> back
> main done.
> % ./python Stackless/test/chantest.py|tail -2
> dinky got: 42
> dinky says bye
> 
> 
> But, I didn't test it any other OSes other than FreeBSD.
> 
> The patch is attached. And you may notice that I changed too much
> than other portings. Unfortunately amd64's register doesn't fit in
> int type.  So, I changed variable types that I found as address
> keepers to SLP_REG_TYPE and defined it on both of Stackless/stackless.h
> and Stackless/stackless_impl.h.  But I think the duplicating isn't
> so neat so please fix it to conform the Stackless style. :)

Hey, this is phantastic!
I'm happy to fold this into Stackless, and of course
it makes sense to have that REG type.
Would you like to become a developer? I can give you
an account and CVS write access if you like.

cheers - chris

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