[llvm-dev] Need help in creating clone functions

SANGEETA CHOWDHARY via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jun 16 11:50:22 PDT 2020

Thanks, David for the quick response. It definitely has solved the problem.


On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 7:43 PM David Blaikie <dblaikie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Check the DISubprogram associated with the cloned function (in the
> LLVM IR the Function definition would have an "!dbg !47" at the end,
> and that !47 would refer to a !DISubprogram that describes th
> efunction) - you'd probably need to create a new DISubprogram and set
> that as the subprogram for the new llvm::Function so it doesn't share
> the same description/name/etc as the original.
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 4:37 PM SANGEETA CHOWDHARY via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am working on creating a llvm pass which clones a certain function
> with a different name using CloneFunctionInto. I create a call instruction
> to call a new cloned function from the old function. In llvm IR and in .s
> file everything looks as expected, but when I call this program with gdb
> and set a breakpoint on this new function, gdb shows the name of the
> original function. I know it has to do something with debug options but I
> am not sure how should I set the debug options of this new function so that
> I can see it in gdb.
> > Can someone please help me with this?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Sangeeta
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