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Re: [PATCH 0/6] Convert gimple to a C++ class hierarchy


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 9:02 AM, Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 08:58:43AM -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Michael Matz <matz@suse.de> wrote:
>>
>> > And the manual GTY markers are so not maintainable in the long run,
>> > gengtype or something else really needs to be taught to create them
>> > automatically.
>>
>> I thought the principle that was acquired was that gengtype shouldn't
>> be improved to support more than what it does now….
>
> If it means that we'll need to write and maintain tons of hand written code
> that could otherwise be generated and maintained by a tool for us, that
> principle doesn't look very good.
>
>         Jakub

Back in March 2013, I asked about gengtype support for inheritance.

   http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2013-03/msg00273.html

This

   http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2013-03/msg00295.html

was the definitive answer that appeared to be the consensus.

-- Gaby


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