Calling conventions for vector types on SPARC

Richard Henderson
Fri Feb 20 19:14:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 02:17:41PM -0800, Geoff Keating wrote:
> The compiler can emulate vector modes even if the target does not have
> special instructions for them, so you probably don't want to do this.

Except that we don't need to push such types all the way 
through the rtl part of the compiler.  We can expand them
at the point we generate rtl.

So it would work well enough to let such types that aren't
supported by the hardware use BLKmode.


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