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Re: Language-independent functions-as-trees representation
On 23 Aug 2002 14:56:10 +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis <email@example.com> wrote:
> Jason Merrill <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> | I suppose another strategy would be to clean up the expand
> | placeholders in the C/C++ IR one by one, rather than try to simplify it to
> | something rather different all at once, but that would not address the
> | STMT/EXPR issue.
> True. Is it acceptable (from the Release Manager point of view) to make
> that change now? If we can't then it would be a really confusing
> situation with the increasing number of branches and the amazing work
> already done on them... If we can, then that may make life a lot
My current strategy only changes the simplifier, so it only affects the
tree-ssa branch. I'm also in favor of changing the C/C++ frontend IR, but
the urgent thing is to establish the framework for the optimizers. How we
get there isn't as important.