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Re: Tree


On 4 July 2011 16:30, Philip Herron <redbrain@gcc.gnu.org> wrote:
> On 4 July 2011 16:13, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4 July 2011 15:28, konica sarker wrote:
>>> "A tree is a pointer type, but the object to which it points may be of
>>> a variety of types"
>>>
>>> suppose i have a tree t;
>>> can you help me, how to identify the object type of the tree?
>>
>> From http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gccint/Tree-overview.html
>>
>> "You can tell what kind of node a particular tree is by using the
>> TREE_CODE macro."
>>
>>> what does the function TREE_TYPE() do?
>>
>> From http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gccint/Macros-and-Functions.html
>>
>> "Many trees store the type of an expression or declaration in this field."
>>
>> And from gcc/tree.h:
>>
>> /* In all nodes that are expressions, this is the data type of the expression.
>> ? In POINTER_TYPE nodes, this is the type that the pointer points to.
>> ? In ARRAY_TYPE nodes, this is the type of the elements.
>> ? In VECTOR_TYPE nodes, this is the type of the elements. ?*/
>> #define TREE_TYPE(NODE) __extension__ \
>> (*({__typeof (NODE) const __t = CONTAINS_STRUCT_CHECK (NODE, TS_TYPED); \
>> ? ?&__t->typed.type; }))
>>
>
> The way i tend to think of tree's is just DAG's,
> http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GenericAPI
> I started documenting more there, but i will continue to add to that
> as its no where near complete.
>

Also: debug_tree (tree), is a useful function!


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