[llvm-dev] Tablegen doc bug?

Chris Lattner via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Nov 17 21:26:12 PST 2016

> On Nov 17, 2016, at 5:16 PM, Craig Topper via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Looks like octal hasn't been supported since the lexer was moved away from flex in r44210 in 2007. Not sure if the previous lexer supported it. The octal line has been in the documentation for tblgen since at least 2004.
> I'll fix the documentation unless anyone thinks we should add the octal support.

Please fix the dox.  If someone cares about octal (unlikely, but could theoretically be useful for X86 which uses an octal encoding), it should be supported with “0o1234” syntax, imo.


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