[cfe-commits] r105824 - in /cfe/trunk: lib/AST/ExprConstant.cpp test/CodeGen/altivec.c

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 19:09:54 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 6:38 PM, John McCall <rjmccall at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2010, at 2:52 PM, Eli Friedman wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:54 AM, John McCall <rjmccall at apple.com> wrote:
>>> Author: rjmccall
>>> Date: Fri Jun 11 12:54:15 2010
>>> New Revision: 105824
>>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=105824&view=rev
>>> Log:
>>> Fix the constant evaluator for AltiVec-style vector literals so that the
>>> vector is filled with the given constant;  we were just initializing the
>>> first element.
>> Are you sure this patch is correct for non-AltiVec cases?
> Yes, but for terrible reasons:  all other InitListExprs seem to get normalized to
> match the number of elements by padding with implicit zero expressions.
> Applying a similar normalization to the altivec literal code would seem to be the
> sensible solution, but unfortunately it's not sound because OpenCL lifts the AltiVec
> restriction that element initializers be constant.  I should have a better patch
> soon.

Does this mean you're going to fix the "unsupported GNU array range
designator extension" errors as well?


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