A stack frame is an portion of the execution stack? that contains all information pertaining to an invocation of a function, except those values of the currently active function that are stored in registers.

A common layout for stack frames is:

  • Local variables
  • Saved registers
  • Arguments of called functions

-- EelcoVisser - 06 Dec 2001

Revision: r1.1 - 06 Dec 2001 - 18:21 - EelcoVisser
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