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Re: [RFC] Change (flatten) representation of memory references

On Wed, 6 Feb 2008, Richard Kenner wrote:

> > > (anyone for an Ada tutorial during the summit? ;)
> > 
> > (I wish I didn't see that smiley, because)
> > For practical reasons, I'd agree that's a very good idea!
> > 
> > I mean, those (hopefully "we") who attend could presumably hear
> > about some subset that relates to GCC developers, instead of
> > going the self-teaching path or taking some generic
> > semi-introductory course.
> Which would be more interesting: a tutorial on the Ada language itself or
> on the "demands" it places on GCC?  The people who would do each of those
> are different: Eric and I are two of the best for the latter, but neither
> of us knows the Ada language well enough to give a language tutorial and
> nearly all of those who do know it that well don't know how it interacts
> with the GCC middle-end.

I am mostly interested in the Ada <-> middle-end interaction, specially
where Adas requirements on the middle-end exceed that of C, and how this
is currently handled.  Even where there are useful extensions of the
middle-end to make life of Gigi easier, especially in terms of possible


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