[LLVMdev] questions about the type system rewrite

Garrison Venn gvenn.cfe.dev at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 06:49:51 PDT 2011

I know this is obvious, but one way to achieve a somewhat equivalent incremental
update mechanism, is to instead incrementally update a container. Once the
container is "finished", the structure type is manifested by setBody("ArrayRef ver. of 

I was surprised how effortless my port from use of opaque to name struct types
was, although I guess this depends on one's milage.


On Jul 18, 2011, at 12:00, Nicolas Ojeda Bar wrote:

> Hi,
> Question 1: Will the new type system allow to incrementally build structs (instead
> of filling all the fields in one go, as in the example given in
> <http://nondot.org/sabre/LLVMNotes/TypeSystemRewrite.txt>?
> Question 2: Will the ocaml bindings to be updated to work with the new type system
> once the merging of the rewrite to the main branch is done?
> Thanks very much,
> N
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