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- From: Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- To: Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou at adacore dot com>
- Cc: GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>, Arnaud Charlet <charlet at adacore dot com>
- Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:24:43 +0200
- Subject: Re: internal_reference_types
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On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Eric Botcazou <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> What (Ada!) targets would it make a difference on? As it affects TYPE_SIZE
>> it also affects layout (obviously), so I wonder how this can be an
>> optimization (I assume it was intended to be one - likely for Adas fat
>> pointer representation?)
> Only Richard K. might remember the details. Possibly for IA-64/HP-UX -milp32.
> In any case, having a different representation for pointers and references is
> a recipe for annoying issues like this, so removing the kludge is OK with me.
With me as well - patch pre-approved on the middle-end side.
> Eric Botcazou