|Definition of basic blocks email@example.com (Christian Christmann) (2005-11-08)|
|Re: Definition of basic blocks firstname.lastname@example.org (SM Ryan) (2005-11-12)|
|Re: Definition of basic blocks email@example.com (Thomas Schilling) (2005-11-12)|
|Re: Definition of basic blocks firstname.lastname@example.org (A Pietu Pohjalainen) (2005-11-12)|
|Re: Definition of basic blocks email@example.com (Ray Dillinger) (2005-11-27)|
|Re: Definition of basic blocks DrDiettrich@compuserve.de (Hans-Peter Diettrich) (2005-11-29)|
|From:||SM Ryan <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||12 Nov 2005 16:11:17 -0500|
|Organization:||Quick STOP Groceries|
|Posted-Date:||12 Nov 2005 16:11:17 EST|
Christian Christmann <email@example.com> wrote:
# for my master's thesis I'm looking for the definition of basic blocks that
# are used in the compiler back end.
# What I actually want to know, is, if call instructions are treated like
# any other instruction or if they cause the end of a basic block.
Each instruction in a basic block is a state transformer. A call
can transform a lot more of the state than most instructions, but
the overall effect is the same. Basic blocks are minimal single
entry/single exit regions.
# I've encountered both versions. Some people use call instructions amid
# a basic block, other use them at the end of a basic block and continue
# with the subsequent instructions in a new block.
That might have to do with multiple return calls, or perhaps
# Are both version correct?
Whatever works is correct.
SM Ryan http://www.rawbw.com/~wyrmwif/
Haven't you ever heard the customer is always right?
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