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RE: [cdt-dev] Support for Altivec Vector types in the CDT parser?

We do not have support for this extension. Before proposing a potential
I'd need to understand the extension. Please add a link to a
specification on the


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of George Russell
> Sent: Friday, January 08, 2010 12:47 PM
> To: cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [cdt-dev] Support for Altivec Vector types in the CDT parser?
> Importance: Low
> Hi all,
> Is anyone aware of support for altivec vector types in the 
> C++ and GNU 
> C++ CDT parsers? e.g.  vector float a;
> I have filed an enhancement request as (bug 299109) as I 
> couldn't see any sign of support for this in the code or in 
> use, and it makes the editing environment rather busy with 
> syntax error notices. At the moment, these can be somewhat 
> hackily suppressed by #defining away vector, but that is not 
> really a general solution.
> Is there a good solution to this? I thought of naively adding 
> a new keyword (well, several as required) but that would 
> still probably break use of std::vector or C99 _Bool etc.
> Cheers,
> George
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