[llvm-dev] LLVM v3.9.0 and math built-ins

Friedman, Eli via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Sep 20 10:13:31 PDT 2016

On 9/20/2016 4:12 AM, Martin J. O'Riordan via llvm-dev wrote:
> I modified my sources to force ‘readnone’ and even tried 
> ‘setDoesNotAccessMemory()’ on the math functions, but this still 
> results in one call occurring and the code generated is effectively:
> (void)exp(1.0);
> return 0;
>   %1 = tail call float @exp(float 1.000000e+00)
> ; Function Attrs: readnone
> declare float @exp(float) local_unnamed_addr #1

You have to set readonly on the call, not the function ("tail call float 
@exp(float 1.000000e+00) readonly") ; the attributes on a function 
declaration are generally ignored by LLVM.

For the difference between 3.8 and 3.9, see 
https://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=30464 .


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