[LLVMdev] PointerIntPair causing trouble

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Fri May 1 17:35:45 PDT 2009

On May 1, 2009, at 3:40 PM, Stefanus Du Toit wrote:

> Hi Nicolas,
> Looks like Preston and I have found the cause of the problem. The  
> issue is with PointerLikeTypeTraits<T*>::NumLowBitsAvailable. This  
> is set to 3, which basically assumes that unless the traits are  
> specialized for a particular pointer type, objects of that type are  
> allocated with malloc() and aligned to 8 bytes.

I still don't understand why this is a problem, but I decreased the  
default to 2 bits.  Please verify that this helps,


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