[cfe-dev] Allow to selectively skip function bodies while parsing.

Richard Smith richard at metafoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 26 20:54:28 PST 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 4:03 AM, Olivier Goffart <ogoffart at kde.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to upstream the attached patch which allows ASTConsumer to
> select
> which function to skip while parsing.
> I have been using it to do a online code browser:  http://code.woboq.org
> Most of the time of my tool is spent in parsing.
> And I have to parse the same includes again and again, and some includes
> have
> a lot of inline functions.
> By skipping body in already seen includes, I was able to reduce the parsing
> time by 30%.
> This might also be useful for other tools like refactoring or so.

Thanks, the patch looks good. Please add a test;
unittests/Tooling/ToolingTest.cpp would be a reasonable fit. You could test
this by using a test case containing a function with an error in its body,
and ensure that your hook allows you to control when the parser hits the
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