[llvm-dev] [tablegen] table readability / performance
Reid Kleckner via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 15 11:29:48 PST 2020
On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 11:14 AM Luke Drummond <luke.drummond at codeplay.com>
> On Wed Jan 15, 2020 at 6:58 PM, Reid Kleckner wrote:
> > Does the same limitation exist in VS 2017? I think that's our support
> > floor
> > these days:
> It appears that all releases including the latest 2019 are affected.
> > One *could* make the tablegen behavior conditional on the compiler, and
> > generate the character arrays for VS, and strings for other compilers.
> > It
> > has the potential to create MSVC only issues, but it seems harmless
> > enough...
> I can't see any current `#ifdef _MSCV_VER` usage in tablegen but I'm happy
> besmirch it for this.
I think the cleanest way to do this would be to have a cl::opt to control
how string tables are emitted, and then control the default with `#if
defined(_MSC_VER) && !defined(__clang__)`. The !clang check is so I get the
benefits of this locally with clang-cl. :)
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