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Re: GCC 4.7.0 Status Report (2011-10-27), Stage 1 will end Nov 7th
- From: Uros Bizjak <ubizjak at gmail dot com>
- To: GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Cc: Richard Guenther <rguenther at suse dot de>, Jan Hubicka <hubicka at ucw dot cz>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, Michael Zolotukhin <michael dot v dot zolotukhin at gmail dot com>, Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>, "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 15:24:58 +0200
- Subject: Re: GCC 4.7.0 Status Report (2011-10-27), Stage 1 will end Nov 7th
> The GCC trunk is still in stage1. Stage1 will last until
> Nov 7th (including, use your timezone to your advantage) after
> which we will have been in stage1 for nearth 8 months.
> In stage3 the trunk will be open for general bugfixing, no
> new features will be accepted.
There is a patch that implements usage of vector instructions in
memmov/memset expanding . The patch was not reviewed for quite some
time, but IIRC, we said that patches that were submitted before Stage
1 closes are still eligible for later stages (after a review of
I think that this feature certainly improves gcc (also taking into
account recent glibc changes in this area), and IMO implements an
important feature for recent processors. I would like to motivate
middle-end and target maintainers to consider the patch for a review
before stage 1 closes, and ultimately ask Release Managers to decide
how to proceed with this patch.