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Re: forcing tail/sibling call optimization


Hi,

On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, Bernd Schmidt wrote:
> > 
> > That is certainly true in C, but it makes C useless as a target for the
> > kind of translation being considered here, where the "optimization" is
> > a fundamental requirement. The discussion on the above subject line,
> > is all about creating a variant language that WOULD have the required
> > semantic characteristics.
> 
> My point is that gcc may not be the best starting point for implementing
> such a variant language.

But still one of the best starting points there is (not that there are
many of them besides those labeled "Starting from scratch: how to
write an optimizing compiler") ;-)


Ciao,
Michael.


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