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Re: front end changes for altivec
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 03:54:42PM -0600, Aldy Hernandez wrote:
> not good, because we have "vector int" (V4SI), "vector short" (V8HI),
> "vector char" (V16QI), etc. we can't just define "__vector" to expand
> to a given vector size because that depends on the type being vectored.
How about __vector_size__(16) then?
> and then have a default for the given backend+target_switches...
Absolutely not. No machine dependant defaults. You can't take
that source to another machine.