[llvm-dev] How to generate IR code to dynamically compute object size ?

Krzysztof Parzyszek via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Oct 1 12:27:08 PDT 2015

On 10/1/2015 5:01 AM, St├ęphane Letz via llvm-dev wrote:
> We are using the following kind code to compile the size of a dynamically allocated object, flowing the recommendation described here :
> http://nondot.org/sabre/LLVMNotes/SizeOf-OffsetOf-VariableSizedStructs.txt

Since you must know the type for the above to work, can't you use 
DataLayout::getTypeSizeInBits instead?


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