[cfe-commits] [llvm-commits] [PATCH] Add llvm.fmuladd intrinsic.

Chandler Carruth chandlerc at google.com
Tue Jun 5 17:31:49 PDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM, Evan Cheng <evan.cheng at apple.com> wrote:

> I've lost track of this thread.

Sorry, I tried to answer this question, but it was in the middle of other

Let me be clear: Lang's existing proposal seems a fine way to cut in
> minimal support for FP_CONTRACT, but it doesn't look like something we'd
> want to use more broadly. I'm not really worried with the interim
> solution(s), I'm trying to figure out what the end-goal is here.

So to sum up:

> Is there strong objection to the proposal?

Nope, just on-going discussion.

> Is there a concrete alternative proposal?

Not yet.

We're looking for a reasonable intermediate solution to allows progress.

I think Lang's approach is a reasonable intermediate solution, and just
needs to be clearly documented as such.

Anyways, I've been benefiting from discussing the use cases and other
concerns with Stephen though; I'm hopeful it can be used to implement a
more general solution for C++ and the "almost always on" mode long-term.
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