[llvm-dev] [RFC] Intrinsic naming convention (words with dots)

Duncan P. N. Exon Smith via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Dec 1 14:55:13 PST 2015

> On 2015-Dec-01, at 09:15, Krzysztof Parzyszek via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On 12/1/2015 4:26 AM, Hal Finkel via llvm-dev wrote:
>> I propose that we standardize on (2) -- words with dots -- as it seems to have a plurality of more-recent intrinsics (and I think it is easy to read, as is (3)). Thoughts?
> How about using dots to separate "contexts" and underscores to separate words, e.g.
> llvm.gc.*	--stuff related to GC
> llvm.gc.read
> llvm.gc.do_something_else
> -Krzysztof

This idea SGTM, using `.` as a namespace (and otherwise using `_`).

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