RTL to Simple Three instruction code

Diego Novillo dnovillo@redhat.com
Wed Dec 11 09:00:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Michael S. Zick wrote:

> On Wednesday 11 December 2002 08:30 am, Diego Novillo wrote:
> >
> > Take a look at GIMPLE and tree SSA.  GIMPLE is an IL that sits
> > between FE trees and RTL.  It's a 3-address format that we are
> > using to build a new high-level optimizer framework for GCC.
> >
> > http://gcc.gnu.org/projects/tree-ssa/
> >
> GIMPLE ?? at that URL ?
> SIMPLE is mentioned at that URL.
Ah, yes.  GIMPLE is the new name we adopted after making several
changes to the original SIMPLE grammar.  Both ILs are very
similar, but we felt we couldn't keep calling it SIMPLE after the
changes we had made.

The page has not been updated.  I will update it today. A patch
to rename the sources will come in some time soon as well.


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