[llvm-commits] [llvm] r77259 - in /llvm/trunk: docs/LangRef.html include/llvm/Bitcode/LLVMBitCodes.h include/llvm/Operator.h lib/AsmParser/LLLexer.cpp lib/AsmParser/LLParser.cpp lib/AsmParser/LLToken.h lib/Bitcode/Reader/BitcodeReader.cpp lib/Bitcode/Writer/BitcodeWriter.cpp lib/VMCore/AsmWriter.cpp test/Assembler/flags-plain.ll test/Assembler/flags.ll
gohman at apple.com
Wed Jul 29 11:26:13 CDT 2009
On Jul 28, 2009, at 11:48 PM, Chris Lattner wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2009, at 2:53 PM, Dan Gohman wrote:
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=77259&view=rev
>> Add a new keyword 'inbounds' for use with getelementptr. See the
>> LangRef.html changes for details.
> The langref changes look nice. The choice of "inbounds" is a little
> strange to me, isn't this flag mostly about wrapping behavior when
> overflow happens?
It turns out that avoiding wrapping and staying in bounds are basically
the same thing, since LLVM doesn't specify where in the address space
it will allocate an object.
> Will "inbounds" be the default generated by the llvm-gcc/clang front-
> ends? If so, it would be nice to invert the sense of the bit so it
> doesn't show up in all the .ll files making them really noisy.
I'm planning for it to be the default behavior. I'm open to discussion;
there are pros and cons either way.
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