[cfe-commits] r97672 - in /cfe/trunk: lib/CodeGen/CGExprScalar.cpp test/CodeGenObjC/id-isa-codegen.m

John McCall rjmccall at apple.com
Mon Mar 8 11:10:38 PST 2010

On Mar 6, 2010, at 5:37 AM, Daniel Dunbar wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Fariborz Jahanian <fjahanian at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 4, 2010, at 5:24 AM, Daniel Dunbar wrote:
>>> Hi Fariborz,
>>> Is it possible to write this test to actually check the output LLVM IR
>>> to make sure that whatever error was fixed, is fixed?
>>> - Daniel
>> I am not sure how to write a test which checks for a pattern such as below
>> and passes
>> as we go through iterations of LLVM IR generations:
>> %tmp2 = load i8** %resval                       ; <i8*> [#uses=1]
>>  %1 = bitcast i8* %tmp2 to i8**                  ; <i8**> [#uses=1]
>>  store i8* %tmp, i8** %1
> This doesn't seem like a pattern that would change much, as long as
> the test is written to not depend on the individual names (using
> FileCheck variables).

Apropos, it would be really handy if FileCheck had a built-in pattern for LLVM register names;  in my experience, that is far-and-away the most common thing to match.


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