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Re: BUILT_IN usage in tree-nested.c


kenner@vlsi1.ultra.nyu.edu (Richard Kenner) writes:

|     Yes, but what is wrong with defining all the builtins that the
|     middle-end _may_ need?  
| 
| Nothing whatsoever.  And indeed it's very valuable to be able to access
| *all* the builtins from Ada.  I had thought it would be fairly
| straightforward to include builtin-types.def and builtin.def, but then
| I saw that the former is much more tied to C types than I previously thought
| and including it is much harder a task. 


Yeah, the built-ins are very handy but they are too C-centric.  We
would like to be able to use __builtin_clogf, for example, in the C++
library but the fact that its falls back to function named clog --
without front-ends being able to say their world is unfortunate.

-- Gaby


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