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Re: [Patch] Support DEC-C extensions
- From: Douglas Rupp <rupp at gnat dot com>
- To: "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Tristan Gingold <gingold at adacore dot com>, GCC Patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2011 13:28:40 -0700
- Subject: Re: [Patch] Support DEC-C extensions
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On 10/3/2011 1:23 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
The language accepted by the compiler in the user's source code (as
opposed to in system headers) shouldn't depend on the target except for
certain well-defined areas such as target attributes and built-in
functions; behaving the same across different systems is an important
feature of GCC. This isn't one of those areas of target-dependence; it's
generic syntax rather than e.g. exploiting a particular processor feature.
I understand now, thanks for explaining.