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Passing Arguments and Returning Function Values in Global Virtual Registers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009701D
Publication Date: 2002-Sep-11
Document File: 2 page(s) / 23K

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Disclosed is a method that uses inter-procedural analysis and register allocation on a full program to improve the performance of argument passing. The disclosed method is particularly useful for smaller-sized programs with code space limitations.