[LLVMdev] The "scope" of passes

Arjun Singri arjunsingri at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 23:09:06 PDT 2010

But is there a better way of getting the loops in a function than using
LoopInfo? For some tasks it is necessary that we don't process the same loop
twice. Doing that with LoopInfo requires the use of a flag.

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Devang Patel <devang.patel at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Arjun <arjunsingri at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Personally, I would make everything a FunctionPass.
> >
> > What if a FunctionPass requires the results of a LoopPass? Is there a way
> to get
> > all loops of a function without using LoopPass and LoopInfo?
> A LoopPass operates on loops. It updates/deletes loops. Its end result
> is modified loops.
> A FunctionPass operates on entire function.
> LoopInfo is a FunctionPass that collect loops from a function. A
> FunctionPass can certainly request another FunctionPass such as
> LoopInfo.
> -
> Devang
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