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Re: [PATCH] Add named address support to GCC 4.5


On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 09:58 -0700, Chris Lattner wrote:

> Out of curiosity, what is the motivation for making these actual  
> keywords?  Clang has support for address spaces as well, and clients  
> that use them just install a predefine that expands to an attribute.   
> For example, cellspu could install:
> 
> #define __ea __attribute__((address_space(1)))
> Which enables, stuff like:
> 
> int __ea *P;

Won't the attribute apply to the whole type?  We want to be able to have
a multiplicity of types like:

	int __ea *p;
	int * __ea p;

Ben



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