[LLVMdev] [RFC] Add warning capabilities in LLVM.

Quentin Colombet qcolombet at apple.com
Fri Jul 26 09:18:04 PDT 2013


On Jul 25, 2013, at 9:07 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:

> On Jul 25, 2013, at 6:04 PM, David Blaikie <dblaikie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> void report(enum Kind, StringRef StringData, enum Classification, StringRef msg)
>>> The idea is that "StringData+Kind" can be used to format something nice in clang, but that "msg" fully covers it for clients that don't know the Kind enum.
Sounds good!

>> Presumably there are diagnostics that are going to have more than one
>> parameter, though. ArrayRef<StringRef>? (though this doesn't scale to
>> providing fancy things like DIVariable parameters, that would possibly
>> allow Clang to lookup the variable (or function, etc) & print out
>> cursors, etc)
> It's possible, but the full generality of any diagnostic can be folded (at some loss of generality) into a single string.  To balance complexity and generality vs simplicity, "1" is a pretty decent number.

Thanks for the help.


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