[PATCH 04/11] libstdc++: Make use of __builtin_bit_cast

Matthias Kretz m.kretz@gsi.de
Tue Jun 8 12:11:37 GMT 2021

From: Matthias Kretz <kretz@kde.org>

The __bit_cast function was a hack to achieve what __builtin_bit_cast
can do, therefore use __builtin_bit_cast if possible. However,
__builtin_bit_cast cannot be used to cast from/to fixed_size_simd, since
it isn't trivially copyable (in the language sense — in principle it
is). Therefore add __proposed::simd_bit_cast to enable the use case
required in the test framework.

Signed-off-by: Matthias Kretz <m.kretz@gsi.de>


	* include/experimental/bits/simd.h (__bit_cast): Implement via
	__builtin_bit_cast #if available.
	(__proposed::simd_bit_cast): Add overloads for simd and
	simd_mask, which use __builtin_bit_cast (or __bit_cast #if not
	available), which return an object of the requested type with
	the same bits as the argument.
	* include/experimental/bits/simd_math.h: Use simd_bit_cast
	instead of __bit_cast to allow casts to fixed_size_simd.
	* testsuite/experimental/simd/tests/bits/test_values.h: Switch
	from __bit_cast to __proposed::simd_bit_cast since the former
	will not cast fixed_size objects anymore.
 libstdc++-v3/include/experimental/bits/simd.h | 40 ++++++++++++++++++-
 .../include/experimental/bits/simd_math.h     |  8 ++--
 .../simd/tests/bits/test_values.h             |  8 ++--
 3 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

 Dr. Matthias Kretz                           https://mattkretz.github.io
 GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research               https://gsi.de
 std::experimental::simd              https://github.com/VcDevel/std-simd
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