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


On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Chris Lattner wrote:

> However, adding target-specific keywords adds its own set of complexities.  It
> might be worthwhile to consider which is more ugly: extending the general
> functionality and usefulness of attributes, or adding a specific hack for
> address spaces.

Target-specific keywords have other potential uses as well; they don't 
need to be specific to address spaces.  For example, allowing _Complex 
__float128 (bug 32187) requires __float128 to act more like a keyword than 
the built-in typedef it is at present.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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