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From: "Marc Poulhiès" <poulhies@adacore.com>
To: Alex Coplan <alex.coplan@arm.com>
Cc: gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org, Daniel King <dmking@adacore.com>
Subject: Re: [COMMITTED] ada: Add CHERI intrinsic bindings and helper functions.
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 15:47:05 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87o7la2q6g.fsf@adacore.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ZJGi98ok0ucRpryK@arm.com>

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.

Does that answer your question?

Marc

  reply	other threads:[~2023-06-20 13:56 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 [this message]
2023-06-20 20:21     ` Alex Coplan
2023-06-22  8:18       ` Marc Poulhiès

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