[cfe-dev] Block introspection and GNU runtime new ABI support

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Thu Sep 10 12:54:53 PDT 2009

On Sep 9, 2009, at 6:39 PM, David Chisnall wrote:

> The other patch adds a -fblock-introspection flag.  When this is  
> specified, or when -fgnu-runtime is specified, an extra field is  
> added to the block structure that contains an Objective-C type  
> encoding of the block function.  I've also updated one of the block  
> tests to ensure that this field is only being emitted when the flag  
> is provided.

Hi David,

Adding introspection information for blocks is something we'll  
probably want to do in the next abi as well, but we'll do it a  
different way.  Are you sure you want to diverge on this?


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