Tree-SSA Newbie Questions

Diego Novillo dnovillo@redhat.com
Thu May 13 19:01:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 08:51, Ranjit Mathew wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>     I'm a newbie to tree-ssa and have a few questions:
> 
> 1. Why isn't Tree Browser enabled for all front-ends
> when --enable-tree-browser is used? For Java, I manually
> added tree-browser.o to its Make-lang.in and things
> seemed to work just fine - I was able to use browse_tree()
> from within GDB, etc.
> 
It will need to be added to each of jc1, cc1plus, cc1obj and f951.

> 2. Is libbanshee critical to tree-ssa or can it be safely
> disabled with "--without-libbanshee" without invalidating
> the testsuite results thus produced?  What about libmudflap?
> 
No.  It will only mean that you cannot use -ftree-points=andersen.  You
still get the type-based analzyer and the flow-sensitive points-to
(which is still rather weak).

> 3. Shouldn't sourcebuild.texi be updated with information
> on libbanshee, libmudflap, etc. that have been exposed
> by tree-ssa?
> 
Yes.  Patches welcome.


Thanks.  Diego.



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