[cfe-dev] [PATCH] Function redeclaration and PR2360

Ted Kremenek kremenek at apple.com
Tue May 27 09:33:47 PDT 2008

That sounds fine to me.  We will still need a global map when doing  
things like inter-procedural analysis or analysis across translation  
units, but having all DeclRefExprs refer to the first FunctionDecl  
seems like a nice simplification.  I agree with Doug's email that  
clients interested in source information can just walk the chain of  

On May 27, 2008, at 9:17 AM, Argiris Kirtzidis wrote:

> Do you guys disagree with the suggestion here ? : http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/cfe-dev/2008-May/001644.html
> I was going to implement that one. The result will be that  
> DeclRefExprs that refer to the same function will always refer to  
> the same FunctionDecl as well.
> -Argiris
> Ted Kremenek wrote:
>> On May 27, 2008, at 8:55 AM, Eli Friedman wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 8:44 AM, Ted Kremenek <kremenek at apple.com>  
>>> wrote:
>>>> One caveat: if a client inspects two separate DeclRefExprs, each  
>>>> one
>>>> referring to a different FunctionDecl for the same function, is  
>>>> there a
>>>> good, standard way to compare if they refer to the same function?
>>> I think we'd need some sort of map for global names to implement  
>>> this;
>>> two completely unrelated FunctionDecls can refer to the same  
>>> function
>>> if they're in disjoint scopes.
>>> -Eli
>> Yes, that makes sense.

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