[LLVMdev] getting debug info

Alvin Cheung alvin.cheung at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 11:20:53 PDT 2009

I am using the trunk version of llvm-gcc to generate the debug info, and I have 
checked out the DebugInfoFinder class.  Basically, I am interested in looking up 
debug info for structures, and I am wondering if there is a way for me to look 
up the debug info associated with a Type * directly instead of building a custom 
map from Type * to DICompositeType by iterating through the type iterator in 

Devang Patel wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 9:34 PM, Alvin Cheung <alvin.cheung at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am wondering if someone can give me pointers to how to use the DI* classes
>> defined in DebugInfo.h.  In particular, I am confused about how to get a MDNode
>> from the GlobalVariable's that hold the debug info so that they can be passed
>> into the DI* classes,
> Now, MDNode is used to hold debug info. Which tool are you using to
> generate llvm IR with debugging information ?
> -
> Devang
>> and the difference between MDNode and NamedMDNode in
>> general.  Thanks for your help.
>> Alvin
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