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Re: SIMPLE: A language-independent tree IR
- From: law at redhat dot com
- To: Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>, Diego Novillo <dnovillo at redhat dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2002 07:37:06 -0700
- Subject: Re: SIMPLE: A language-independent tree IR
- Reply-to: law at redhat dot com
> The most important difference is that full type information
> is still available.
Right. And that isn't something we necessarily were going to try and
address with the generic RTL stuff.
> Other differences: array and structure references are not decomposed,
But I believe we can handle this in generic RTL; in fact, you and I discussed
it at length :-)
> looping constructs are still intact,
Right. I really don't have a strong opinion about whether or not generic
RTL needs to keep looping constructs intact. I really haven't thought much
> variables have not been assigned memory slots.
This is one of the major problems with our compiler :(