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Re: RFC: C extension to support variable-length vector types
- From: Torvald Riegel <triegel at redhat dot com>
- To: Richard Sandiford <richard dot sandiford at arm dot com>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:00:30 +0200
- Subject: Re: RFC: C extension to support variable-length vector types
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On Wed, 2017-08-02 at 14:09 +0100, Richard Sandiford wrote:
> (1) Does the approach seem reasonable?
> (2) Would it be acceptable in principle to add this extension to the
> GCC C frontend (only enabled where necessary)?
> (3) Should we submit this to the standards committee?
I hadn't have time to look at the proposal in detail. I think it would
be good to have the standards committees review this. I doubt you could
find consensus in the C++ for type system changes unless you have a
really good reason. Have you considered how you could use the ARM
extensions from http://wg21.link/p0214r4 ?