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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