[cfe-dev] [RFC] Opt-in vector of bool type

Richard Sandiford via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon May 18 08:56:20 PDT 2020

Simon Moll <Simon.Moll at EMEA.NEC.COM> writes:
> Ok. So the next step would be an RFC/spec for the C,C++ language semantics this type would have.
> What would this spec be based on? Is there any authoritative documentation for 'vector_size' beyond what's in the GCC and Clang docs?
> GCC: https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Vector-Extensions.html
> Clang: https://clang.llvm.org/docs/LanguageExtensions.html
> If not, i will update the Clang docs and put it on Phabricator for review.

I think that's all there is.  IIRC this extension wasn't based on a
pre-existing spec, so the details were just added directly to the GCC docs.


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