[LLVMdev] GlobalValue Type

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Wed Oct 19 11:40:40 PDT 2011

Hi Shrey, if you declare a global variable of type T, then the GlobalVariable
object (call it G) always has type T*.  It's a pointer to the memory in which
the T is held.  So to write a T value to the global, you can just store it to

Ciao, Duncan.

>      I am wondering why the following variable  has  a PointerTy.
> @foo.data = internal addrspace(3) global float 5.000000e+000, align 4
> When I do a V->getType()->dump() on the variable its printed as
> float addrspace(3)*
> thanks
> shrey
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