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Re: forcing tail/sibling call optimization
- To: Bernd Schmidt <bernds at redhat dot com>
- Subject: Re: forcing tail/sibling call optimization
- From: Michael Matz <matzmich at cs dot tu-berlin dot de>
- Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 18:57:12 +0100 (MET)
- cc: Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>, freitag at alancoxonachip dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, law at redhat dot com
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") ;-)