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Author: Bill Schmidt <>
Date:   Mon Sep 28 12:02:01 2020 -0500

    rs6000: Explain deprecated builtins more thoroughly
    I was contacted by a developer who was concerned about the deprecated
    builtins, until I explained their nature.  As he suggested, I am adding
    more language here to avoid similar concerns from others.
    2020-09-28  Bill Schmidt  <>
            * htdocs/gcc-10/changes.html: Explain Power builtin deprecations.

diff --git a/htdocs/gcc-10/changes.html b/htdocs/gcc-10/changes.html
index 4db307c7..759e4fd7 100644
--- a/htdocs/gcc-10/changes.html
+++ b/htdocs/gcc-10/changes.html
@@ -968,7 +968,13 @@ typedef svbool_t pred512 __attribute__((arm_sve_vector_bits(512)));
     <a href="">64-Bit ELF V2 ABI Specification</a>
     for quite a number of years.  The vector builtins listed in Tables A.8
     through A.10 are now deprecated for GCC 10, and will likely be removed
-    from support in GCC 11.
+    from support in GCC 11.  Note that this does not result in any loss of
+    function.  These deprecated builtins generally provide somewhat
+    nonsensical argument lists (for example, mixing signed, unsigned, and
+    bool vector arguments arbitrarily), or are duplicate builtins that are
+    inconsistent with the expected naming scheme.  We expect that this will
+    be unlikely to affect much if any code, and any required code changes
+    will be trivial.


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 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


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