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Re: [RFC] Contributing tree-ssa to mainline

On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 22:11, Steven Bosscher wrote:
> On Saturday 17 January 2004 03:58, Richard Kenner wrote:
> >     I would agree with you on principle.  But nobody is willing/able to
> >     update g77, and for Ada, everyone knows Kenner has done some work in
> >     this area but it's just not there and hasn't been for four years. So
> >     do you think we should wait until someone cares enough to make this
> >     transition?
> >
> > I'm curious where the "four years" come from.  GNAT has been around
> > for roughly ten years, but work on integrating it with GCC 3 (the only
> > version for which function-at-a-time makes sense) was just starting up
> > about 2.5 years ago.
> The "four years" come from Diego.  That much time has past since he
> posted his first experimental tree-ssa patch.  I have to admit though
> that no-one could foresee back then what that patch would lead to...
Three years, actually.  IIRC, I posted the initial implementation in
February 2001.


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