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Re: Language-independent functions-as-trees representation


Neil Booth <neil@daikokuya.co.uk> writes:

| Zack Weinberg wrote:-
| 
| > TREE_LIST nodes, incidentally, have ridiculous overhead if being used
| > as plain old cons chains, or even alists.  Four pointers (chain, type,
| > purpose, value) plus a whole word of flag bits which are generally
| > unused.
| 
| I really hope this all gets fixed by moving to more "definite" structs,
| rather than a catch-all union for trees.

I agree with you.  I even hope that some silly type-errors will be
caught. 

-- Gaby


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