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Re: Vector Extensions in GCC


Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:

| > Overloaded builtins are desirable in order to implement <tgmath.h> in a
| > sane way - see the projects list.
| 
| I've suggested that we first merge the C and C++ front-ends (this
| is not as far away as you might think) and then simply use templates.
| (Syntactically, they might not be that, but internally that's an
| easy way to get the right things to happen.)

That matches my personal opinions.  I think we should teach the C
front-end something about templates, which will provide raisonable
tools for library writers.  Glad to see you already had that idea.

-- Gaby


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