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Re: Target-specific Front-Ends? (Was: front end changes for



On Tuesday, November 27, 2001, at 06:23 , Aldy Hernandez wrote:

> I've actually thought about implementing generic front end extension
> support to gcc for this kind of nonsense.  Sort of like a preprocessor
> that runs after the actual C preprocessor-- massages the output in any
> way it sees fit, and feeds its output to the lexical analyzer.
>
> This way if someone wants to implement some brain dead front end
> extension widely used somewhere else, it could be a plugin-- and we
> could offer a whole slew of plugins in the future (altivec plugins,
> msoft inline assembly plugin, etc etc).
>
> That sounds like a good project :)

Well, it definitely sounds interesting!  Tell me more. :) :)
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