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Re: contributing altivec changes


Aldy Hernandez <aldyh@redhat.com> writes:

> hi guys.
> 
> i have a whole slew of patches for altivec support.  i have all the
> infrastructure in place, plus about a hundred or so builtins.
> 
> i'm methodically going through and adding more builtins... but it's
> going to take a while.
> 
> i was wondering if i could get the infrastructure submitted and start
> committing.

Yes, submit the infrastructure patches first, broken down into
individual pieces for each logical change.  Especially any parts that
touch the generic parts of the compiler.

> i just don't want to leave it to the last minute and submit an enormous
> patch.  and it's pretty big as is...
> 
> btw, this is all cookie cutter stuff: .h, .c, and .md changes.  the
> front end changes are a different story and i'll do those at a later
> time.  plus, i doubt they'll ever get accepted.
> 
> i'll post the patches in a separate email.
> 
> -- 
> Aldy Hernandez			E-mail: aldyh@redhat.com
> Professional Gypsy
> Red Hat, Inc.

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