[LLVMdev] dragonegg FSF gcc merge?

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Fri Apr 9 07:14:17 PDT 2010

Hi Jack,

>     Is there a timeline for when dragonegg might be
> merged into gcc (4.6 perhaps)? I ask because FSF gcc
> has allowed code in as technology previews before.
> For instance, graphite really wasn't that usable in
> gcc 4.4 and produced wrong code in the Polyhedron
> 2005 benchmarks until gcc 4.5. So as long as it can bootstrap
> gcc 4.6 and works in general, dragonegg should qualify
> for inclusion as an experimental plugin.

I hadn't really thought about adding dragonegg to the gcc codebase.
What do you see as the advantages of doing so?



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