Clarification anyone? -- was Re: Linux and aliasing?

Jamie Lokier egcs@tantalophile.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 30 15:43:00 GMT 1999


Tim Hollebeek wrote:
> This is actually suprisingly useful information for a compiler.

Indeed, this is why we want to use the information to do really clever
optimisations, while also doing the right thing on traditional code.

We have to draw the line between traditional code that's going to keep
working and code that's going to break.  That's what the thread's about.

-- Jamie



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