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From: "Marc Poulhiès" <>
To: Alex Coplan <>
Cc:, Daniel King <>
Subject: Re: [COMMITTED] ada: Add CHERI intrinsic bindings and helper functions.
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 10:18:48 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Alex,

> On 20/06/2023 15:47, Marc Poulhiès wrote:
>> Hi,
>> >> The package Interfaces.CHERI provides intrinsic bindings and
>> >> helper functions to allow software to query, create, and
>> >> manipulate CHERI capabilities.
>> >
>> > I'm curious what the motivation for these intrinsic wrappers is, given that
>> > GCC trunk doesn't currently support them. Out of interest, can you share what
>> > the use case for these is?
>> We share the same Ada frontend with different GCC compilers and
>> contribute it in GCC's master branch.
>> You're correct that this particular change is not useful (yet) with
>> master, but we are testing/using it with a CHERI-aware GCC.
> Interesting, I was only curious because we (Arm) are maintaining a branch with CHERI
> and Morello support in the ARM/morello vendor branch:
> is this a different CHERI GCC port that you're referring to?

No, we have used your morello branch as the starting point for our port
which consists in having the latest Ada frontend/runtime work there.


      reply	other threads:[~2023-06-22  8:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-06-20  7:47 Marc Poulhiès
2023-06-20 13:00 ` Alex Coplan
2023-06-20 13:47   ` Marc Poulhiès
2023-06-20 20:21     ` Alex Coplan
2023-06-22  8:18       ` Marc Poulhiès [this message]

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