%ebp vs. %esp
Tue, 18 Sep 2001 11:15:19 -0400 (EDT)
> I see in the change that you picked %ebp for the stack top and %esp for the
> frontier. Offsets from %ebp take one less byte than from %esp, so if there
> are more accesses to the frontier (probably not likely) then it would be
> better to reverse these.
Just to be clear:
stack top is in %ebp
frontier is in %esp.
there are significantly more memory access relative to stack top than
relative to frontier
Did you mean that offsets from %esp take one less byte than from %ebp?