C/C++ extensions for array notations

Richard Guenther richard.guenther@gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 02:10:00 GMT 2010


On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 6:08 PM, Sebastian Pop <sebpop@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to ask the opinion of C/C++ maintainers about the extension
> that the Intel compiler proposes for array notations:
> http://software.intel.com/sites/products/documentation/studio/composer/en-us/2011/compiler_c/index.htm#optaps/common/optaps_par_cean_prog.htm
>
> Are there strong opinions against this extension?
>
> Thanks,
> Sebastian
>
> PS: The openMP accelerator subcommittee is discussing about adopting
> this notation as well to specify slices of data to be sent to an accelerator.

Looks similar to what I hacked into the C frontend to support
middle-end arrays (well, hacked, as I used builtins).

Richard.



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