[rust-dev] Integer overflow, round -2147483648

comex comexk at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 13:53:19 PDT 2014

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
> I doubt it, since Swift has a high level IR above LLVM IR and the
> implementation isn't open-source. The language-specific optimizations
> like removing overflow / bounds checks based on type system rules will
> almost certainly be done on the high-level SIL IR, not at the LLVM IR
> layer where most of the information is already lost.

I don't know how SIL works or how this is actually implemented, but
the only part of the type system I can think of that matters for
overflow checks is aliasing, which LLVM IR definitely wants to know
about.  It's not like Swift's reachability rules are as sophisticated
as Rust's...

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