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Re: g++ and aliasing bools


On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Paolo Carlini wrote:

> Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> 
> >hey, isn't Mark who
> >implemented the type-based analysis in g++? ;-)
> >
> I know that, Gaby.
> 
> And I already complimented him for his beautiful article in Dr Dobb's 
> where he described the whole issue! (it never occurred to me before that 
> C-type languages could be optimized better than fortran!)
>  
> ... however, I learned a few months ago from some of Kenner's postings 
> (and my personal experimentation) that right now the C++ alias analysis 
> *actually* implemented in g++ is not so strong after all... :-(
In fact, it's turned off for structs, classes, and, well, any aggregate 
type.
This is the problem. 
--Dan


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