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Re: Switching to C++ by default in 4.8
On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 8:51 PM, Lawrence Crowl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 4/9/12, Jakub Jelinek <email@example.com> 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.
Optimizers ignore pointer types, so that assertion cannot be true.
> Lawrence Crowl