[LLVMdev] Documentation of malloc/free
clattner at apple.com
Mon Dec 7 08:18:36 PST 2009
On Dec 7, 2009, at 2:13 AM, Florian Merz wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I noticed that MallocInst and FreeInst have been removed from the LLVM IR as
> well as the language reference. May I propose that at least some
> placeholder is left in that document telling the reader that these
> instructions have been removed. This should be kept in at least until there is
> one official release that does not support these instructions anymore.
> The same goes for the addition of the indirect branch instruction. A note in
> the language reference would be nice telling the reader when this instruction
> has been added to the language.
The documentation for LLVM is intended to describe the state of the system without a historical view. To get the historical view we put major changes in the release notes. These haven't been written yet for 2.7 though.
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