[m-dev.] Re: ilc grade

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Wed Feb 11 01:23:58 AEDT 2004

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 12:24:50AM +1100, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> Hi,
> Is anyone still using the ilc grade?  Can I kill it yet?
> Currently the `--il' and `--target il' options select the `ilc' grade,
> which uses a low-level data representation, rather than the preferred
> `il' grade, which uses a high-level data representation. 
> This is undesirable and potentially confusing, especially to new users.
> So I would like to make `--il' and `--target il' imply `--high-level-data',
> and stop supporting the `ilc' grade.
> Any objections?
No objections here.

Note however that some types are still represented by a low-level
representation (the RTTI being the major one) so don't remove support
for handling the low-level types.
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