Add -fauto-profile option to Clang driver

Diego Novillo dnovillo at
Tue Oct 22 10:09:48 PDT 2013

Disclaimer: I care very little about names.  We could call it
popsicle, for all I care.

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Diego Novillo <dnovillo at> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at> wrote:
>> My only objection to this patch is the use of the word "auto". ;] While I
>> know there is some historical precedent, I think that if this is going into
>> mainline Clang, it would be worthwhile to strive for a more descriptive
>> name. '-fsample-profile'? Other ideas?
> It cannot be 'sample'.  This option will take all kinds of profiles
> that will be treated separately in the backend according to their
> nature.
> We need something generic here. What's the problem with "auto". Does
> it have a different connotation?
> Diego.

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