[cfe-dev] [Proposal] libclang code generation

Rafael EspĂ­ndola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 14:18:02 PDT 2012

Currently libclang is not linked with codegen, so this would require a
fairly large increase in its size. Can you explain what is the use
case you have in mind and why the existing APIs in llvm/include/llvm-c
don't work for you?

On 10 June 2012 11:46, Gregory Szorc <gregory.szorc at gmail.com> wrote:
> About 6 months ago, I proposed an interface for code generation in
> libclang [1]. I was new to Clang at the time and my proposal was way
> off the mark. The feature still interests me and I'd love to see it
> incorporated in libclang.
> Attached is a new proposal for performing code generation in libclang.
> It just contains the declarations of the new C API entities. The
> implementation is just a placeholder and doesn't do anything.
> I'm still trying to fully grok how code generation works and am not
> sure if this API is sufficient. I guess that's where the community can
> help. What needs to change?
> [1] http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/cfe-dev/2011-December/019149.html
> Gregory
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