[LLVMdev] Out of range address

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Tue Oct 3 13:42:13 PDT 2006

On Tue, 3 Oct 2006, Fernando Magno Quintao Pereira wrote:
>     I am having some problems when compiling huge programs (like gcc).
> I have a machine pass to destroy critical edges, and I have to add
> new basic blocks, but sometimes the program is too big, and the new
> basic block gets out of addressing range. What is the proper way to
> address this problem? I am producing code for the PowerPC, and I had
> to implement the insert go-to method. I am adding:
> BuildMI(MBB, MBB.end(), PPC::B, 1).addMBB(&TMBB);

Make sure to run your pass before the PPC branch selection pass.  The 
branch selection pass is the one that makes sure that out-of-range 
branches are handled.  If you run after that, you have to do this 



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