[llvm-dev] MCJit and remove module memory leak?
koffie drinker via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Nov 11 00:00:43 PST 2016
There's a orc mcjit drop in replacement in the source tree.
Am I correct to assume that Orc is used (and emulating mcjit behaviour)
and linking with libOrcJit ?
Does this replacement handle memory better than original mcjit ?
On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 8:39 PM, Kevin P. Neal via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2016 at 04:20:32PM -0700, Lang Hames via llvm-dev wrote:
> > Hi Koffie,
> > Kaleidoscope is no longer using MCJIT - it has been moved over to the
> > ORC-based KaleidoscopeJIT class (see
> > llvm/examples/Kaleidoscope/include/KaleidoscopeJIT.h). The
> > method there does not leak memory.
> > I've added documentation in r286026 to describe MCJIT removeModule's
> > crazy ownership contract.
> > This will be fixed properly when we kill off ExecutionEngine. :)
> Does this mean MCJIT is dead/deprecated and projects using it should start
> migrating away now? If so, what's the time frame?
> Kevin P. Neal http://www.pobox.com/~kpn/
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