[LLVMdev] How to get line number of a function in a bitcode file?

John Criswell criswell at illinois.edu
Fri Jul 8 14:08:39 PDT 2011

On 7/8/11 1:56 PM, kobe James wrote:
> Hi All,
> I hope to get some information about functions in a bitcode file. Say, 
> if we have a function foo(), and the bitcode file is generated by a 
> single source file, then I want to get the line number foo() locates 
> in that source file.
> If the bitcode file is linked by multiple bitcode files, is it 
> possible to also get which file foo() locates in?

I think you can get this information by looking at the debugging 
metadata that is associated with the function or with one of its 
arguments.  That said, this will only work if debugging metadata is 
available (e.g., if the code was compiled with the -g flag).

-- John T.

> Thanks,
> Chen
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