[LLVMdev] RFC: Does having a separate IPA library still make sense?

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Tue Jan 7 10:07:57 PST 2014

On Jan 7, 2014, at 2:09 AM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at google.com> wrote:

> We have quite a few analyses that are in the Analysis library despite being module passes, and not very many interprocedural analysis anyways. Should we fold them together?
> If we do fold them together, should the source code still live in a subdirectory?
> If the code still lives in a subdirectory (regardless of the library separation) would it make sense to put the header files in a subdirectory as well? It would make it easier for my mental organization of things, but I don't care strongly either way.

I’m in favor of having only a single analysis library.  The only thing to watch out for is cyclic dependencies in the library graph.


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