[llvm-dev] How to force an unused function declaration in clang
Soham Sinha via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jun 26 08:58:02 PDT 2018
It does, when the function has a body. When it doesn't, it ignores
<https://godbolt.org/g/2BCvht>. The body might be provided later on in the
toolchain via linking a library.
PhD Student, Department of Computer Science
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 10:25 AM Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
> It works for me:
> Can you share an example?
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Soham Sinha via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > For the same reason GCC allowed the attribute. Even if I want to
> > a function later on in the pipeline.
> > Regards,
> > Soham Sinha
> > PhD Student, Department of Computer Science
> > Boston University
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM mayuyu.io <admin at mayuyu.io> wrote:
> >> Out of curiosity, how does an unused declaration affect the emitted
> >> file
> >> Zhang
> >> > 在 2018年6月26日，08:48，Soham Sinha via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> >> > 写道：
> >> >
> >> > clang doesn't seem to respect __attribute__((used)) in C functions.
> >> > if I declare a function like the following: __attribute__((used))
> >> > function(), then also it doesn't declare the function in its IR file
> if I
> >> > don't use the function. Is there any other way to force the
> declaration of
> >> > "unused" function declarations with clang.
> >> >
> >> > I have hacked in clang 6.0.0 in
> >> > tools/clang/lib/CodeGen/CodeGenModule.cpp file. I changed in
> >> > function to detect if the function has "used" attribute and then if
> it has
> >> > then use "GetOrCreateLLVMFunction" this to create the function
> >> > However, this hack fails in some other cases. Therefore I am looking
> for a
> >> > proper way to do this.
> >> >
> >> > Regards,
> >> > Soham Sinha
> >> > PhD Student, Department of Computer Science
> >> > Boston University
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