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Re: RFC: C extension to support variable-length vector types
On Thu, 2017-08-03 at 17:32 +0200, Torvald Riegel wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-08-02 at 17:59 +0100, Richard Sandiford wrote:
> > Torvald Riegel <email@example.com> writes:
> > > 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 ?
BTW, have you also looked at P0546 and P0122?