[llvm-commits] [cfe-commits] [PATCH][Review Request] EarlyCSE stack overflow - bugzilla 11794

Lenny Maiorani lenny at Colorado.EDU
Wed Jan 18 13:57:13 PST 2012

On Jan 18, 2012, at 2:34 PM, Eli Friedman wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Lenny Maiorani <lenny at colorado.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I found a stack overflow in EarlyCSE caused by recursion when provided a very large function. More information in bugzilla - http://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=11794
>> Attached is a patch. Please review and I will commit once it is approved.
>> The patch simply changes the algorithm from being a recursive pre-order depth-first traversal to the same traversal, but using a list as a stack of nodes to process.
> The idea looks like it's in the right direction. We generally try to avoid
> std::list in LLVM; see
> http://llvm.org/docs/ProgrammersManual.html#ds_sequential .
> In the future, please don't send patches that don't touch
> clang-specific code to cfe-commits.
> -Eli

Hi Eli,

The reason I chose to use std::list here is that it supports splice. Perhaps a std::stack implementation is preferred here?

Attached is a patch implementing that...


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