[LLVMdev] Opinions Wanted: New asm Comments

David A. Greene greened at obbligato.org
Fri Jul 15 15:43:17 PDT 2011

Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> writes:

>> Ok, in that case I think we'll need a TableGen flag to control whether
>> this information gets generated.  A debug build would include it, a
>> release build would not.
> tblgen could unconditionally generate code that is protected by NDEBUG.

All right, that's doable.

>>> I agree that not all compiler hackers will want to see it, I'd
>>> suggest adding a cl::opt that is only even available when built with
>>> assertions on.
>> Assertions or Debug?  I would think we'd want it in the latter.
> Assertions (which are on by default in a debug build) is the knob we
> have to play with.

Ah, because of NDEBUG.  Ok, makes sense.  Not much of a loss for
Debug-Assertions.  I doubt many people debug with it.


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