GlobalAlias.h   [plain text]

//===-------- llvm/GlobalAlias.h - GlobalAlias class ------------*- C++ -*-===//
//                     The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure
// This file is distributed under the University of Illinois Open Source
// License. See LICENSE.TXT for details.
// This file contains the declaration of the GlobalAlias class, which
// represents a single function or variable alias in the IR.


#include "llvm/GlobalValue.h"
#include "llvm/OperandTraits.h"
#include "llvm/ADT/ilist_node.h"
#include "llvm/ADT/Twine.h"

namespace llvm {

class Module;
template<typename ValueSubClass, typename ItemParentClass>
  class SymbolTableListTraits;

class GlobalAlias : public GlobalValue, public ilist_node<GlobalAlias> {
  friend class SymbolTableListTraits<GlobalAlias, Module>;
  void operator=(const GlobalAlias &);     // Do not implement
  GlobalAlias(const GlobalAlias &);     // Do not implement

  void setParent(Module *parent);

  // allocate space for exactly one operand
  void *operator new(size_t s) {
    return User::operator new(s, 1);
  /// GlobalAlias ctor - If a parent module is specified, the alias is
  /// automatically inserted into the end of the specified module's alias list.
  GlobalAlias(Type *Ty, LinkageTypes Linkage, const Twine &Name = "",
              Constant* Aliasee = 0, Module *Parent = 0);

  /// Provide fast operand accessors

  /// removeFromParent - This method unlinks 'this' from the containing module,
  /// but does not delete it.
  virtual void removeFromParent();

  /// eraseFromParent - This method unlinks 'this' from the containing module
  /// and deletes it.
  virtual void eraseFromParent();

  /// set/getAliasee - These methods retrive and set alias target.
  void setAliasee(Constant *GV);
  const Constant *getAliasee() const {
    return getOperand(0);
  Constant *getAliasee() {
    return getOperand(0);
  /// getAliasedGlobal() - Aliasee can be either global or bitcast of
  /// global. This method retrives the global for both aliasee flavours.
  const GlobalValue *getAliasedGlobal() const;

  /// resolveAliasedGlobal() - This method tries to ultimately resolve the alias
  /// by going through the aliasing chain and trying to find the very last
  /// global. Returns NULL if a cycle was found. If stopOnWeak is false, then
  /// the whole chain aliasing chain is traversed, otherwise - only strong
  /// aliases.
  const GlobalValue *resolveAliasedGlobal(bool stopOnWeak = true) const;

  // Methods for support type inquiry through isa, cast, and dyn_cast:
  static inline bool classof(const GlobalAlias *) { return true; }
  static inline bool classof(const Value *V) {
    return V->getValueID() == Value::GlobalAliasVal;

template <>
struct OperandTraits<GlobalAlias> :
  public FixedNumOperandTraits<GlobalAlias, 1> {


} // End llvm namespace