[cfe-dev] Returning vectors by value
clattner at apple.com
Thu Feb 18 09:54:10 PST 2010
On Feb 18, 2010, at 3:58 AM, Robert Quill wrote:
> Hi all,
> We would like to be able to add support to CLang for returning vectors
> by value so you could do something like:
> int2 my_func(int x)
> return (int2)(x,x);
> printf("%d", my_func(5).x);
> Obviously this is a completely pointless example but it demonstrates
> what we would like to be able to do. At the moment we hit an assert in
> EmitCallExprLValue: "Can't have a scalar return unless the return type
> is a reference type!"
this is just a missing case in the code generator, please file a bugzilla.
> I was wondering if anyone had any advice about the right way to go about
> solving this?
> Thanks for your help,
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