[llvm-dev] How to get the address of a global variable in LLVM?
Tim Northover via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Apr 28 14:34:46 PDT 2017
On 28 April 2017 at 14:32, Jonathan Roelofs via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> You need a load instruction since your function takes an i32, not an
> i32*.... A global's value in llvm is its address, not the numeric data it
I suspect he actually wants to make his function take an "i8*" and
bitcast his pointer to that type before calling it. [*]
[*] Keeping it as an i32/i64 and using ptrtoint instead of bitcast
would also work, but be less portable and elegant.
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