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From "Simon Chow" <simon.harm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][opt] what does 'irBuilderFlags.expandMemAddrs' mean?
Date Thu, 15 May 2008 09:13:44 GMT
Thanks you very much!

I also found LdInd, LdRef, LdVar
Where are they used? and What is the difference between these and TauLdInd?


2008/5/7 George Timoshenko <george.timoshenko@gmail.com>:

> Simon Chow wrote:
>> Thank you all~
>> so all the 'St*'s (such as StField, StStatic, StElem etc.) are translated
>> into TauStInd or TauStRef instruction now?
>> additionally, what is the exact meaning of 'Tau' prefix?
> You are right
> StField and similar are being translated into
> addr = LdFieldAddr (LdElemAddr for array elements)
> StInd(addr,value)
> Tau means that the instruction contains some auxiliary operand which are
> the results of null- and type- checks for the base of the memory operation.
> For a field it is an object base address.
> Before Ld or St operation this address is being checked for NULL and it is
> marked that it points to the object with exact type.

>From : Simon.Chow@Software School of Fudan University

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