[cfe-dev] [OpenCL patch] kernel attributes implementation

John McCall rjmccall at apple.com
Wed Jan 18 10:26:47 PST 2012

On Jan 18, 2012, at 5:31 AM, Benyei, Guy wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> I'm looking into the attributes stuff, and it seems like there was some effort to make it tablegenned all the way.
> Currently even with the Attr.td file in place, each attribute must be added also in AttributeList.h, in AttributeList.cpp, and also there is specific handling for every attribute in SemaDeclAttr.cpp.
> Is there any reason for this? 
> I would imagine a simpler way to add attributes by only inserting them in the Attr.td file, and getting the rest for free.

That was indeed the design;  it simply hasn't happened yet.  The person who was working on this went on to work on other things.


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