[LLVMdev] [llvm-commits] [llvm] r81845 - in /llvm/trunk: lib/VMCore/ConstantFold.cpp test/Assembler/insertextractvalue.ll

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Mon Sep 14 23:43:06 PDT 2009

On Sep 14, 2009, at 11:33 PM, Nick Lewycky wrote:

> Chris Lattner wrote:
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=81845&view=rev
>> Log:
>> fix PR4963: folding insertvalue would sometimes turn a packed  
>> struct into
>> an unpacked one.
> About this bug -- it happened because ConstantStruct::get has a  
> default
> parameter for whether the struct should be packed or not, which  
> defaults
> to not packed.
> This is strikingly error prone. We even list struct and packed  
> struct as
> two different types in the LangRef. We don't need to go so far as to
> offer separate ConstantStruct and ConstantPackedStruct but maybe the
> isPacked parameter should at least be mandatory?

Please do make it mandatory, thanks!


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