implementing escape analysis
Thu Feb 16 18:51:00 GMT 2006
Andrew Haley wrote:
> Per Bothner writes:
> > David Daney wrote:
> > > I keep threatening to do this for gcj, but was thinking that the best
> > > place to do it may be the front end. Once in tree-ssa form it is more
> > > difficult to figure out that a call to _Jv_AllocObject followed by a
> > > call to the constructor is the equivalent of the 'new' operator.
> > Why is that relevant to escape analysis? A constructor is just
> > another method, in this context.
> Indeed: the only thing that has to be recognized as "special" is a
> malloc-like function.
We in the java case...
An object allocated by _Jv_AllocObject can not be stack allocated as it
has a finalizer, but one allocated with _Jv_AllocObjectNoFinalizer can
be, so there has to be some differentiation between all these different
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