Patchwork [wwwdocs] RFC - mention Cilk Plus in the GCC 4.9 release notes

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Submitter Tobias Burnus
Date March 8, 2014, 8:42 p.m.
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Tobias Burnus - March 8, 2014, 8:42 p.m.
Iyer, Balaji V wrote:
> 1.2 is 1.1 ABI with the language spec reformatted. No new features has 
> been added in between 1.1 and 1.2. So, you can say either one.
>> Or should we simply remove the ABI version completely? I have attached
>> such a patch
> I would put the ABI version, since the Cilk users will ask for it.

Fine with me - but then it makes sense to put the latest version (ABI 
1.2): Users not knowing Cilk well, then see that the latest is supported 
while knowledge users know that 1.2 is just a cleanup.

I have now committed the attached patches.



2014-03-08  Tobias Burnus  <>

	* doc/invoke.texi (-fcilkplus): Update implementation

Index: gcc/doc/invoke.texi
--- gcc/doc/invoke.texi	(Revision 208431)
+++ gcc/doc/invoke.texi	(Arbeitskopie)
@@ -1889,12 +1889,11 @@  are ignored.
 Enable the usage of Cilk Plus language extension features for C/C++.
 When the option @option{-fcilkplus} is specified, enable the usage of
 the Cilk Plus Language extension features for C/C++.  The present
-implementation follows ABI version 0.9.  This is an experimental
+implementation follows ABI version 1.2.  This is an experimental
 feature that is only partially complete, and whose interface may
 change in future versions of GCC as the official specification
-changes.  Currently only the array notation feature of the language
-specification has been implemented.  More features will be implemented
-in subsequent release cycles.
+changes.  Currently, all features but @code{_Cilk_for} have been
 @item -fgnu-tm
 @opindex fgnu-tm