[LLVMdev] Enhancing TableGen
David A. Greene
greened at obbligato.org
Fri Oct 7 11:23:01 PDT 2011
Evan Cheng <evan.cheng at apple.com> writes:
> David, we cannot accept the 'multidef' keyword. Please revert it.
Working on it now.
> We appreciate you thinking ahead about MIC, but we are against the
> massive refactoring and complicated abstraction scheme. We'll never
> accept those patches.
How about a less massive and complicated scheme? I think we can
make some good improvements to the current spec that will help
with the MIC work.
> Your proposed new TableGen functionalities are interesting but it is
> clearly not where the code owners want it to go.
Jakob at least seems interested in the for loop stuff. Am I reading you
correctly, Jakob? Having that feature would make a huge difference.
Frankly, the way things are with the x86 SIMD stuff is not scalable.
I'd like to clean some of that up, in an incremental way, of course.
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