[cfe-dev] how to get AST content from CXCursor?
Lou Wynn via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Oct 30 20:35:38 PDT 2018
My first choice was using libClang after reading the document, but when
I realized that the limitation of libClang--unable to get the content of
a node easily, my preference shifts to using libTooling.
On 10/31/18 4:20 AM, Jacob Carlborg via cfe-dev wrote:
> On 2018-10-30 05:15, Lou Wynn via cfe-dev wrote:
>> That's what I guessed. But my purpose is doing source-to-source
>> translation. I'm not sure if I should use libclang and your
>> previously suggested method to do it, or use libTooling to directly
>> get AST nodes. To me, the second method seems easier to get the
>> content of a node.
>> Any suggestions? Which way do you prefer if you were translating the
>> source to another language?
> I have a a tool that converts C and Objective-C headers to D modules
>  using libclang. It's written in D so libclang is the best choice
> for me. I suggest you have a look at this page  which compares the
> different ways of using Clang when building tools.
>  http://github.com/jacob-carlborg/dstep
>  https://clang.llvm.org/docs/Tooling.html
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