GCC GENERIC is an intermediate representation language created in 2003. The purpose of GENERIC is simply to provide a language-independent way of representing an entire function in trees. To this end, it was necessary to add a few new tree codes to the backend, but most everything was already there. If you can say it with the codes in gcc/tree.def, it’s GENERIC.
- GCC GENERIC first appeared in 2003
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Last updated February 18th, 2020