[LLVMdev] LLVM 2.4 problem? (resend)

David Vandevoorde daveed at vandevoorde.com
Thu Oct 16 07:04:41 PDT 2008

On Oct 16, 2008, at 12:22 AM, Eli Friedman wrote:
>> The current consensus among CoreWG experts is that the words in the
> current standard (and those in the current WP) do not require distinct
> variables and temporaries to have distinct addresses per se.
> Then what's the alternative model?

That if two complete objects can never be distinguished by observing  
their value, then they may be allocated at the same address.

Note that I don't think that model will have majority support when the  
issue is discussed (that's just a guess).  However, the current words  
don't seem to make it an invalid model, and there is some suspicion  
that the changes for Core issue 73 that made it so were not entirely  


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