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Re: Switching to C++ by default in 4.8
On 4/9/12, Jakub Jelinek <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2012 at 11:51:56AM -0700, Lawrence Crowl wrote:
>> On 4/9/12, Jakub Jelinek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Apr 09, 2012 at 10:55:46AM -0700, Lawrence Crowl wrote:
>> > > A build conversion to C++ is a precondition to any source change
>> > > using C++, though the two could be bundled into one patch. In any
>> > > event, I agree that the conversion needs to provide value. Vectors
>> > > and hash tables are a good early target.
>> > Hash tables? Ugh, what is wrong with the hash tables we have
>> > right now in GCC?
>> Lots of boiler plate involving casting to void*. Some of that
>> boiler plate makes the optimizer less effective.
> Have you any numbers that back that up?
Not for the optimizer claim, as the conversion hasn't been done yet.