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Re: [PATCH]: Add more altivec builtins

On Wed, 2001-12-05 at 11:25, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On 5 Dec 2001, Aldy Hernandez wrote:
> >         - __builtin_types_compatible_p for overloaded functions in C
> >           (done, but i need to correct lots of documentation and
> >           testing issues that Joseph pointed out).
> Also the point that the companion built-in function __builtin_choose_expr

why do we need this companion function?  is it absolutely necessary? 
can't we achieve the same functionality with stmt expressions?

> ought to ignore errors in the unused half, which needs the diagnostic
> machinery from the new C++ parser branch.  (I think that diagnostic
> machinery might be safe to merge onto the mainline now, if you want to do
> this before 3.1, unlike the new parser itself.)

i'm not planning on doing a c++ version of it,  rth suggested this
wasn't necessary because c++ already has real overloading and templates,
so we don't need it for c++.  i will be provididng a c++ variant of

> -- 
> Joseph S. Myers
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