[cfe-dev] Running AST matchers on part of the AST

David Come via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Aug 29 06:10:14 PDT 2016


I'm using clang matchers as an input language to my tool to label 
interesting nodes.

Running it against the full AST works, but it less inefficient.

On 29/08/2016 15:01, Daniel Marjamäki wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Before you do that.. I would like to know why you would do that?
>
> I don't think it sounds ok unless there is a good reason.
>
> Best regards,
> Daniel Marjamäki
>
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> Subject: [cfe-dev] Running AST matchers on part of the AST
>
> Hi,
>
> I would like to run some dynamic matchers on a single function body or I can either run it the full AST (MatchFinder::matchAST) or on a single node (MatchFinder::match).
>
>
> What is the best way to achieve what I want ? Do you think it is worth I change clang's code and submit a patch ?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> David.
>
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