[LLVMdev] Pass::runPass?

Dan Gohman gohman at apple.com
Fri Mar 7 14:27:06 PST 2008

On Mar 7, 2008, at 1:22 PM, Devang Patel wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2008, at 1:13 PM, Dan Gohman wrote:
>> The virtual function Pass::runPass is a little deceptive; a pass that
>> isn't a ModulePass can be run on a Module when run from a
>> PassManager, but calling runPass(Module *) with the same pass
>> does nothing.  Also, runPass doesn't appear to be used anywhere.
>> Can someone explain what runPass is for?
> Only BasicBlockPass uses it. I do not see any advantage of keeping
> this around ? What are you trying to do?

I'm just reading the code trying to understand what stuff does and
how it's used :-). If you don't see any advantage in keeping the
runPass methods, can we remove them?



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