[LLVMdev] new annotations in IR?

Mark Brown mbrowncu98 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 10:35:33 PDT 2011

How can they processed? I cant seem to find any solid information about how
they exist in IR form from a Passes perspective. I see things like
@llvm.var.annotation in dumps but no relevant sounding methods to get at

Thank you

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Julien Lerouge <jlerouge at apple.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 02:46:05AM -0400, Mark Brown wrote:
> > With recent work a plugin can now Annotate a VarDecl at the AST level,
> how
> > can this be used in a Pass at the IR level? What classes are responsible
> for
> > their manipulation? I assumed it would be part of Value, or something
> common
> > like it, but I do not see any mentions of Annotation or Attribute.
> >
> > Thank you
> AFAIK, there is no specific code to manipulate annotations. You could
> write an analysis pass to process & use them though, that shouldn't
> require a lot of work.
> --
> Julien Lerouge
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