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Re: GCC 4.8.0 Status Report (2012-10-29), Stage 1 to end soon

Richard Biener <> writes:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Kenneth Zadeck
> <> wrote:
>> jakub,
>> i am hoping to get the rest of my wide integer conversion posted by nov 5.
>> I am under some adverse conditions here: hurricane sandy hit her pretty
>> badly.  my house is hooked up to a small generator, and no one has any power
>> for miles around.
>> So far richi has promised to review them.   he has sent some comments, but
>> so far no reviews.    Some time after i get the first round of them posted,
>> i will do a second round that incorporates everyones comments.
>> But i would like a little slack here if possible.    While this work is a
>> show stopper for my private port, the patches address serious problems for
>> many of the public ports, especially ones that have very flexible vector
>> units.    I believe that there are significant set of latent problems
>> currently with the existing ports that use ti mode that these patches will
>> fix.
>> However, i will do everything in my power to get the first round of the
>> patches posted by nov 5 deadline.
> I suppose you are not going to merge your private port for 4.8 and thus
> the wide-int changes are not a show-stopper for you.
> That said, I considered the main conversion to be appropriate to be
> defered for the next stage1.  There is no advantage in disrupting the
> tree more at this stage.

I would like the wide_int class and rtl stuff to go in 4.8 though.
IMO it's a significant improvement in its own right, and Kenny
submitted it well before the deadline.


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