[llvm-dev] LLVMLinkModules2() C-API question
Lefteris Karapetsas via llvm-dev
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Sun Jun 5 01:26:43 PDT 2016
This sounds like a workaround that should do the trick! I will try it out
Thank you for the reply.
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On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 4:24 PM, Alex Denisov <1101.debian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Lefteris,
> I’m not sure how _right_ my solution is, but it should work, at least as a
> To prevent a CommonModule from being destroyed you can make a copy of the
> module. You can do so using LLVMCloneModule method, so that the code may
> look like this:
> let commonModuleForA = LLVMCloneModule(CommonModule)
> LLVMLinkModule2(commonModuleForA, ModuleA)
> let commonModuleForB = LLVMCloneModule(CommonModule)
> LLVMLinkModule2(commonModuleForB, ModuleB)
> Hope that will help you.
> Best regards,
> > On 04 Jun 2016, at 14:01, Lefteris Karapetsas via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > A quick question about the LLVM C-Api and using LinkModules. In a normal
> situation where I have 2 LLVM modules and 1 depends on the other using
> LLVMLinkModules2() works perfectly.
> > LLVMLinkModules2() "Links the source module into the destination module.
> The source module is destroyed." according to the comment of the function.
> That is all fine when you only have 2 modules.
> > But how are you supposed to act in a triangulary dependency like below?
> > CommonModule
> > |
> > -----------------
> > | |
> > ModuleA Module B
> > 1) Create and verify common module.
> > 2) Create ModuleA, Link CommonModule to ModuleA and verify the new
> > 3) Now we have a problem. Even though we wanted to repeat step (2) for
> Module B this fails due to CommonModule being "damaged" as the
> documentation says. Even though LLVMLinkModules2() function returns
> success, Module B is lacking structs and functions that were defined in the
> > I am probably doing this the wrong way and am missing something obvious.
> > Any tips on how to do this the right way? Thanks in advance!
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