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Re: What to do with new-ra for GCC 4.0


>> I don't think anyone is disagreeing that gcc needs a new register allocator
>> The suggestion is that the "new-ra" on mainline is sufficiently broken that
>> it's better to rip it out and either start again or fix it on a branch than
>> leave it to bitrot and get in the way on mainline.
>
> Bingo.
> Heck, i helped write it and i agree.
> new-ra has failed, long live a new new-ra

Is there a discussion somewhere of what went wrong so any "new new-ra"
can learn form them? IIRC "new-ra" uses/used all the sexy modern ra
algorithms and even had the AFAIK unprecedented waiver of relevant patents ...

Jan


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