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Re: Vector Extensions in GCC
- To: Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>
- Subject: Re: Vector Extensions in GCC
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <Gabriel dot Dos-Reis at cmla dot ens-cachan dot fr>
- Date: 12 Jul 2001 10:25:54 +0200
- Cc: "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk>, Stan Shebs <shebs at apple dot com>, "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Organization: CMLA, ENS Cachan -- CNRS UMR 8536 (France)
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Mark Mitchell <email@example.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.