[LLVMdev] Box removal

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 01:23:56 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:56 AM, James Molloy <james.molloy at arm.com> wrote:
> Hi Timothy,
> LLVM cannot remove the malloc calls, as malloc() has a sideeffect and that
> would be changing the behaviour of the program.

Wrong; LLVM can and will remove calls to malloc().  There isn't any
way for a program to observe whether a particular malloc() call runs.


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