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Re: [PATCH, PR 57748] Check for out of bounds access, Part 2
- From: Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou at adacore dot com>
- To: Bernd Edlinger <bernd dot edlinger at hotmail dot de>
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, Martin Jambor <mjambor at suse dot cz>, Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:34:02 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH, PR 57748] Check for out of bounds access, Part 2
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- References: <20130910193228 dot GE6732 at virgil dot suse> <20130925140102 dot GC21731 at virgil dot suse> <DUB122-W526EFD4F4073604124730DE4280 at phx dot gbl>
> So I still think my patch does the right thing.
> The rationale is:
> = expand_expr (tem,
> (TREE_CODE (TREE_TYPE (tem)) == UNION_TYPE
> && COMPLETE_TYPE_P (TREE_TYPE (tem))
> && (TREE_CODE (TYPE_SIZE (TREE_TYPE (tem)))
> != INTEGER_CST)
> && modifier != EXPAND_STACK_PARM
> ? target : NULL_RTX),
> returns the address of the structure in question,
> we can add offset, bitoffset, and access the memory
> in the right mode and alignment information is
> passed to the backend via MEM_ALIGN (op0).
But there are conceptually no reasons to require a MEM here. Look at all the
code just below the block. Given how hard it is to eliminate spills to memory
in RTL once they are generated, this shouldn't be taken lightly.