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Re: [tree-ssa] Removal of gotos from cfg based ir


On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 wrote:

> In message <1068818613.2305.29.camel@p4>, Andrew MacLeod writes:
>  >I simply dont see a significant win for this kind of representation. I
>  >can't beleive that changing GOTO's and labels are that much of a
>  >headache when you want to change program flow. That seems like fairly
>  >minor work.
> I don't see it as a huge win either.

Let's state it this way: If Honza and Zdenek (as ones who wrote a massive
amount of the CFG manipulating functions) say it will be simpler with that
separation, I trust them.  Even if I wouldn't trust them, I still would be
convinced, because IMHO it's a very straight forward idea, and the
advantages are clear to me (mostly no problematic redundancy between insn
stream and CFG, which together make up the IL).

OTOH: what advantages do you see in creating ugly hacks inside the stream,
like proposed in this thread, in order to not make the above separation?


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