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Re: exception systems

|   Cc: rrrs-authors@mc.lcs.mit.edu
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|   Date: Fri, 19 Apr 1996 14:27:37 -0400
|   From: Matthias Blume <blume@cs.Princeton.EDU>
|   I believe, for realistic code on realistic machines you will hardly
|   see this situation arise.

You mean that you don't expect to see this on an x86?
Let's see, you need
- a heap pointer
- an exception pointer
- a continuation pointer

That leaves a grand total of 5 other registers.

What other realistic machines are you thinking about?
I'm not being very facetious with this question.