[LLVMdev] Bounds checking

Vikram S. Adve vadve at uiuc.edu
Fri Nov 30 21:03:07 PST 2007

LLVM itself doesn't do any bounds checks, but if the language front  
end puts in any, they may be optimized (and hoisted) just as other  
comparison operators and branches might.  In other words, the LLVM  
passes don't recognize any bounds checks specifically.


On Nov 30, 2007, at 10:28 PM, Chris Lattner wrote:

> On Nov 30, 2007, at 5:59 PM, Jon Harrop wrote:
>> Does LLVM hoist bounds checks out of inner loops?
> LLVM does loop unswitching, so yes in some cases it does.
> -Chris
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