[cfe-dev] Source information for types

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 16:49:53 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 4:34 PM, Argyrios Kyrtzidis<kyrtzidis at apple.com> wrote:
> Ideally all the type source info for the above type would be readily
> available from the AST; recomputing all the information from the tokens
> isn't practical, Sema already did the hard work, we just need to store it.

Hmm... are you planning to make the SourceType recursive?

>> Also, your suggestion doesn't really address where exactly you plan to
>> store your flag; there aren't any spare bits in QualType.
> The flag is just a boolean to pass to Sema to tell it whether to create
> SourceTypes or not. If the flag is false, Sema will discard the source info
> and just pass QualTypes to the Decls, as it currently does.

Oh, I see; it would vary with a flag on the ASTContext rather than the
individual Decls.


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