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harold aptroot23-Jan-23 1:03
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Branching stacks aka spaghetti stacks are used in the implementations of some functional languages. They work basically how you suggest they could work, plus the added detail of allowing "sibling frames" to exist simultaneously.

Go supposedly used to use segmented/split stacks (which also work roughly as you suggested, not on a per-frame basis exactly but more as a list of blocks), but later apparently switched to just copying the whole damn thing to keep it contiguous (which still leaves "the stack(TM)" as essentially a bunch of arraylists that exist on the heap). Other userspace-threading solutions may use similar techniques for their stacks for "fake threads", but I don't really pay attention to what happens in that space, hell I don't really know what Go is doing either, I just remembered that it did something funny and spent 5 minutes on google to look it up.

By the way, the way stacks normally use, is by reserving a bunch of contiguous virtual address space, and lazily commit pages of actual physical memory only as needed. Which is why large stack allocations involve a call to _chkstk, to ensure that every page is touched in order, to avoid missing the guard page. So already with the stack working the way it normally does, you're probably not paying the full memory cost for each stack. But there is no mechanism to shrink the stack. Once a page has been touched once, you keep it.
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