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Old March 23rd 04, 11:25 PM
Thomas A. Horsley
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Default Argument passing rules?

I have been reading the amd64 ABI document from the amd64.org web site, and
it contains a supposedly english description of the rules for determining
how to pass arguments to functions, but in fact rather than an algorithm or
coherent description of some kind, it is actually a sequence of random
english words that have been concatenated :-).

Does anyone have a better description of argument passing rules somewhere?

For instance, where in the gcc source code might I find the machine
dependent bits that decide how to pass arguments?
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