[llvm-dev] Is it ok to allocate > half of address space?

John Regehr via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Nov 9 08:40:19 PST 2017

The signed cmov emitted in this example (mentioned in the blog post 
below) seems to indicate that LLVM really has baked in the assumption 
that objects are not larger than half the address space:



On 11/09/2017 09:00 AM, John Regehr via llvm-dev wrote:
> This blog post contains additional examples that may shed light on this 
> topic:
>    https://trust-in-soft.com/objects-larger-than-ptrdiff_max-bytes/
> John
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