[LLVMdev] llvm cannot iterate a [3 x i8]

Óscar Fuentes ofv at wanadoo.es
Mon Mar 4 02:53:08 PST 2013

Alexandru Ionut Diaconescu <alexandruionutdiaconescu at gmail.com> writes:

> Hello everyone,
> I am trying to "parse" a part of LLVM IR. More exactly, from
>     @.str = private unnamed_addr constant [3 x i8] c"DS\00", section
> "llvm.metadata"
> I want to get "DS". It is the single place in the whole bytecode from where
> I can get it. I have :


No specific help for your problem, but a generic one: pass your LLVM
bytecode to

llc -march=cpp <your-llvm-bytecode-file>

you'll obtain a C++ file with the API calls for *generating* the
bytecode. Seeing how the IR is generated, hopefully you will easily
figure out how to access it.

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