[LLVMdev] GC infrastructure checked in
sabre at nondot.org
Sun Jan 6 21:56:09 PST 2008
On Jan 6, 2008, at 6:32 PM, Gordon Henriksen wrote:
> Everything described in GarbageCollection.html should now be live.
> The collectors could use a review, but they compile, have no impact
> unless used, and tests would otherwise have had to be XFAILed
> waiting on them.
> The ShadowStackCollector has one issue that may be of interest in
> that it adds constant globals in a runOnFunction context. This is
> bad in theory, but actually is entirely safe for both JIT and llc
> from at least a code generation perspective. (Can this invalidate
> any analyses used during code generation?) Since llc uses a
> FunctionPassManager, I don't see any way around this, though.
This should be safe for now, in the future if it becomes a problem, we
can figure out a solution.
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