[LLVMdev] stack usage and scoping

Scott Shumaker sshumaker at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 17:47:15 PST 2009

Ahh, this states the problem precisely.  Does anyone know if there is
active development in this direction?  I'd love to be able to use
llvm.lifetime.start() / end().


On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:12 PM, Anton Korobeynikov
<anton at korobeynikov.info> wrote:
> Hello, Scott
>> I've just started using LLVM for a project I'm working on, and the
>> docs seem to encourage the use of alloca, with the expectation that
>> various optimization passes will optimize away unnecessary stack
>> pressure.  However, I can't seem to figure out how LLVM can properly
>> re-use stack space, since it doesn't know the extend of a stack
>> variable.
> This is http://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=3361
> --
> With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
> Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, Saint Petersburg State University

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