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Re: [PATCH, middle end]: Fix PR 37908, thinko with atomic NAND operation
Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 01:29:55PM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> I don't think it's that exactly, but that what the builtins do is
>> wrong, or at best very misleading. NAND is a well-defined term of
>> the art; it isn't defined by the gcc documentation.
> The name of the builtin may be misleading, but changing semantics of a
> builtin after it has been in use for 9 years is even worse. The origin
> of the builtin is in ia64intrin.h and therefore icc, I guess, so
> it matters what icc is implementing.
Indeed. It's a wonder no-one commented at the time. At least, I can't
remember anyone doing so.
FAOD, I'm certainly not suggesting that we should change anything except
perhaps to add a line or two to the documentation.