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/*
 * This file is part of libFirm.
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 * Copyright (C) 2012 University of Karlsruhe.
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/**
 * @file
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 * @brief Declarations for functions and data structures to represent types
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 */
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#ifndef FIRM_TYPEREP_H
#define FIRM_TYPEREP_H

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#include <stddef.h>

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#include "firm_types.h"

#include "begin.h"
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/**
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 * @defgroup ir_entity Entities
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 *
 * An entity is the representation of program known objects in Firm.
 * The primary concept of entities is to represent members of complex
 * types, i.e., fields and methods of classes.  As not all programming
 * language model all variables and methods as members of some class,
 * the concept of entities is extended to cover also local and global
 * variables, and arbitrary procedures.
 *
 * An entity always specifies the type of the object it represents and
 * the type of the object it is a part of, the owner of the entity.
 * Originally this is the type of the class of which the entity is a
 * member.
 * The owner of local variables is the procedure they are defined in.
 * The owner of global variables and procedures visible in the whole
 * program is a universally defined class type "GlobalType".  The owner
 * of procedures defined in the scope of an other procedure is the
 * enclosing procedure.
 *
 * The type ir_entity is an abstract data type to represent program entities.
 * If contains the following attributes:
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 *   - owner:      A compound type this entity is a part of.
 *   - type:       The type of this entity.
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 *   - name:       The string that represents this entity in the source program
 *   - linkage:    A flag indicating how the linker treats a symbol
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 *   - offset:     The offset of the entity within the compound object in bytes.  Only set
 *                 if the owner in the state "layout_fixed".
 *   - offset_bits_remainder:   The offset bit remainder of a bitfield entity (in a compound)
 *                 in bits.  Only set if the owner in the state "layout_fixed".
 *   - overwrites: A list of entities overwritten by this entity.  This list is only
 *                 existent if the owner of this entity is a class.  The members in
 *                 this list must be entities of super classes.
 *   - overwrittenby: A list of entities that overwrite this entity.  This list is only
 *                 existent if the owner of this entity is a class.  The members in
 *                 this list must be entities of sub classes.
 *   - link:       A void* to associate some additional information with the entity.
 *   - irg:        If the entity is a method this is the ir graph that represents the
 *                 code of the method.
 *   - visited:    visited flag.  Master flag is type_visited.
 *
 * These fields can only be accessed via access functions.
 *
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 * Overwrites is a field that specifies that an access to the overwritten
 * entity in the supertype must use this entity.  It's a list as with
 * multiple inheritance several entities can be overwritten.  This field
 * is mostly useful for method entities.
 * If a Sel node selects an entity that is overwritten by other entities it
 * must return a pointer to the entity of the dynamic type of the pointer
 * that is passed to it.  Lowering of the Sel node must assure this.
 * Overwrittenby is the inverse of overwrites.  Both add routines add
 * both relations, they only differ in the order of arguments.
 *
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 * @{
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 */

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/**
 * Visibility classed for entities.
 */
typedef enum {
	/**
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	 * The entity is visible across compilation units. It might have an
	 * initializer/graph.
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	 * Note that entities with visibility_external without initializer are
	 * assumed to be defined in another compilation unit (not like C variables
	 * which are considered 'uninitialized' in this case).
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	 */
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	ir_visibility_external,
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	/**
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	 * The entity is visible across compilation units, but not across modules.
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	 * This is equivalent to __attribute__((visibility("hidden"))) in gcc.
	 */
	ir_visibility_external_private,
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	/**
	 * The entity is visible across compilation units and modules and cannot be
	 * overridden by other modules.
	 * Equivalent to __attribute__((visible("protected"))) in gcc.
	 */
	ir_visibility_external_protected,
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	/**
	 * The entity is local to the compilation unit.
	 * A local entity is not visible in other compilation units.
	 * Note that the entity might still be accessed indirectly from other units
	 * through pointers.
	 */
	ir_visibility_local,
	/**
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	 * This has the same semantic as visibility_local. Additionally the symbol
	 * is completely hidden from the linker (it only appears in the assembly).
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	 * While visibility_local is probably still visible to debuggers,
	 * visibility_private symbols aren't and probably won't appear in the object
	 * files
	 */
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	ir_visibility_private,
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} ir_visibility;

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/**
 * linkage specifies how the linker treats symbols
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typedef enum ir_linkage {
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	IR_LINKAGE_DEFAULT         = 0,
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	/**
	 * A symbol whose definition won't change in a program.
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	 * Optimization might replace loads from this entity with constants.
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	 * Also most linkers put such data in a constant segment which is shared
	 * between multiple running instances of the same application.
	 */
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	IR_LINKAGE_CONSTANT        = 1 << 0,
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	/**
	 * The entity is a weak symbol.
	 * A weak symbol is overridden by a non-weak symbol if one exists.
	 * Most linkers only support the IR_LINKAGE_WEAK in combination with
	 * IR_LINKAGE_MERGE.
	 */
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	IR_LINKAGE_WEAK            = 1 << 1,
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	/**
	 * The entity may be removed when it isn't referenced anywhere in the
	 * compilation unit even if it is exported (non-local).
	 * Typically used for C++ instantiated template code (,,COMDAT'' section).
	 */
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	IR_LINKAGE_GARBAGE_COLLECT = 1 << 2,
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	/**
	 * The linker will try to merge entities with same name from different
	 * compilation units. This is the usual behaviour for global variables
	 * without explicit initialisation in C (``COMMON'' symbols). It's also
	 * typically used in C++ for instantiated template code (,,COMDAT'' section)
	 */
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	IR_LINKAGE_MERGE           = 1 << 3,
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	/**
	 * Some entity uses are potentially hidden from the compiler.
	 * (For example because they happen in an asm("") statement. This flag
	 *  should be set for __attribute__((used)) in C code).
	 * Setting this flag prohibits that the compiler making assumptions about
	 * read/write behaviour to global variables or changing calling conventions
	 * from cdecl to fastcall.
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	IR_LINKAGE_HIDDEN_USER     = 1 << 4,
	/**
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	 * Do not generate code even if the entity has a graph or
	 * initialization data attached.  The graph/data is only used for
	 * inlining.  Otherwise the entity is regarded as a declaration of
	 * an externally defined entity.
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	 * This linkage flag can be used to implement C99 "inline" or GNU89
	 * "extern inline".
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	IR_LINKAGE_NO_CODEGEN      = 1 << 5,
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	 * The entity does not need to have an address that is different from other
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	 * entities. When this property is set the entity may be safely merged with
	 * entities with the same content.
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	IR_LINKAGE_NO_IDENTITY     = 1 << 6,
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} ir_linkage;
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ENUM_BITSET(ir_linkage)
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 * Returns the visibility class of an entity
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FIRM_API ir_visibility get_entity_visibility(const ir_entity *entity);
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/**
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 * Sets visibility class of an entity
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FIRM_API void set_entity_visibility(ir_entity *entity, ir_visibility visibility);
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 * Returns 1 if the entity is visible outside the current compilation unit
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 * or to unknown callers (like asm statements).
 * (The entity might still be accessible indirectly through pointers)
 * This is a convenience function and does the same as
 * get_entity_visibility(entity) != ir_visibility_local ||
 * (get_entity_linkage(entity) & IR_LINKAGE_HIDDEN_USER)
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FIRM_API int entity_is_externally_visible(const ir_entity *entity);
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 * compilation unit. Note that this function returns false if
 * IR_LINKAGE_NO_CODEGEN is set even if a graph is present.
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FIRM_API int entity_has_definition(const ir_entity *entity);
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/**
 * Creates a new entity.
 *
 * Automatically inserts the entity as a member of owner.
 * Entity is automatic_allocated and uninitialized except if the type
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 * is type_method, then it is static_allocated and constant.
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 * Visibility is local, offset -1, and it is not volatile.
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FIRM_API ir_entity *new_entity(ir_type *owner, ident *name, ir_type *tp);
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/**
 * Creates a new global entity.
 */
FIRM_API ir_entity *new_global_entity(ir_type *segment, ident *ld_name,
                                      ir_type *type, ir_visibility visibility,
                                      ir_linkage linkage);

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/**
 * Creates a new entity corresponding to a function parameter.
 * This must be created on an irgs frame_type
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FIRM_API ir_entity *new_parameter_entity(ir_type *owner, size_t pos,
                                         ir_type *type);

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/**
 * Creates a new entity aliasing another entity.
 * An aliasing entity is a logically separate entity with its own name,
 * but instead of having a definition the linker will merge the name with
 * the definition of the aliased entity.
 * In gcc this feature is known as __attribute__((alias())).
 *
 * @param owner  owning type (must be a global segment)
 * @param name   name of the entity
 * @param alias  entity that is aliased
 * @param type   type of the aliased entity, should but need not be the same
 *               type as the one of the aliased entity
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 * @param visibility  visibility of the entity
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FIRM_API ir_entity *new_alias_entity(ir_type *owner, ident *name,
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                                     ir_entity *alias, ir_type *type,
                                     ir_visibility visibility);
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/**
 * Sets the entity an alias entity aliases.
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FIRM_API void set_entity_alias(ir_entity *alias, ir_entity *aliased);

/**
 * Returns the entity aliased by an alias entity.
 */
FIRM_API ir_entity *get_entity_alias(const ir_entity *alias);

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/**
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 * Check an entity.
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 * @return non-zero if no errors were found
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FIRM_API int check_entity(const ir_entity *ent);
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 * a new name and inserts the entity into \p owner.
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FIRM_API ir_entity *clone_entity(ir_entity const *old, ident *name,
                                 ir_type *owner);
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/**
 * Frees the entity.
 *
 * The owner will still contain the pointer to this
 * entity, as well as all other references!
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FIRM_API void free_entity(ir_entity *ent);
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/** Returns the name of an entity. */
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FIRM_API const char *get_entity_name(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Returns the ident of an entity. */
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FIRM_API ident *get_entity_ident(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Sets the ident of the entity. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_ident(ir_entity *ent, ident *id);
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/** Returns the mangled name of the entity.
 *
 * If the mangled name is set it returns the existing name.
 * Else it generates a name with mangle_entity()
 * and remembers this new name internally.
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FIRM_API ident *get_entity_ld_ident(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Sets the mangled name of the entity. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_ld_ident(ir_entity *ent, ident *ld_ident);
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/** Returns the mangled name of the entity as a string. */
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FIRM_API const char *get_entity_ld_name(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** returns 1 if the entity has an ld_ident set explicitely */
FIRM_API int entity_has_ld_ident(const ir_entity *entity);

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/** Returns the owner of the entity. */
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FIRM_API ir_type *get_entity_owner(const ir_entity *ent);
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/**
 * Sets the owner field in entity to owner.
 * Automatically removes entity from old owner type and adds it to the new
 * one.
 */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_owner(ir_entity *ent, ir_type *owner);
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/** Returns the type of an entity. */
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FIRM_API ir_type *get_entity_type(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Sets the type of an entity. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_type(ir_entity *ent, ir_type *tp);
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/** Returns the linkage of an entity. */
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FIRM_API ir_linkage get_entity_linkage(const ir_entity *entity);
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/** Sets the linkage flags of entity @p entity to @p linkage. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_linkage(ir_entity *entity, ir_linkage linkage);
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/** Adds linkage flags @p linkage to entity @p entity. */
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FIRM_API void add_entity_linkage(ir_entity *entity, ir_linkage linkage);
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/** Remove linkage flags @p linkage from entity @p entity. */
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FIRM_API void remove_entity_linkage(ir_entity *entity, ir_linkage linkage);
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/**
 * Returns the volatility of an entity.
 * @deprecated
 */
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FIRM_API ir_volatility get_entity_volatility(const ir_entity *ent);
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/**
 * Sets the volatility of an entity.
 * @deprecated
 */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_volatility(ir_entity *ent, ir_volatility vol);
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FIRM_API const char *get_volatility_name(ir_volatility var);
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/** Returns alignment of entity in bytes */
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FIRM_API unsigned get_entity_alignment(const ir_entity *entity);
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/** Allows you to override the type alignment for an entity.
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 * @param entity      the entity
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FIRM_API void set_entity_alignment(ir_entity *entity, unsigned alignment);
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FIRM_API ir_align get_entity_aligned(const ir_entity *ent);
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FIRM_API void set_entity_aligned(ir_entity *ent, ir_align a);
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FIRM_API const char *get_align_name(ir_align a);
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/** Returns the offset of an entity (in a compound) in bytes. Only set if
 * layout = fixed. */
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/** Sets the offset of an entity (in a compound) in bytes. */
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FIRM_API unsigned get_entity_bitfield_offset(const ir_entity *entity);
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/** Sets the offset in bits to the base for a bitfield. */
FIRM_API void set_entity_bitfield_offset(ir_entity *entity, unsigned offset);

/** Sets the size in bits for a bitfield. 0 means not a bitfield. */
FIRM_API void set_entity_bitfield_size(ir_entity *entity, unsigned size);

/** Returns the size in bits for a bitfield, 0 if entity is not a bitfield. */
FIRM_API unsigned get_entity_bitfield_size(const ir_entity *entity);
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/** Returns the stored intermediate information. */
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FIRM_API void *get_entity_link(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Stores new intermediate information. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_link(ir_entity *ent, void *l);
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 * Return the method graph of a method entity.
 * @warning If it is a weak symbol, then this is not necessarily the final code
 *          bound to the entity. If you are writing an analysis use
 *          get_entity_linktime_irg()!
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FIRM_API ir_graph *get_entity_irg(const ir_entity *ent);
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/**
 * Return the method graph the method entity points to after linking.
 * This is different to get_entity_irg() in case of weak symbols where this
 * function returns NULL because the code may be replaced by a non-weak symbol
 * after linking.
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FIRM_API ir_graph *get_entity_linktime_irg(const ir_entity *ent);

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/** A reserved value for "not yet set". */
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/** Returns the entity vtable number. */
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FIRM_API unsigned get_entity_vtable_number(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Sets the entity vtable number. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_vtable_number(ir_entity *ent, unsigned vtable_number);
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/** Sets label number of an entity with code type */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_label(ir_entity *ent, ir_label_t label);
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/** Returns label number of an entity with code type */
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FIRM_API ir_label_t get_entity_label(const ir_entity *ent);
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typedef enum {
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	ir_usage_none             = 0,      /**< This entity is unused. */
	ir_usage_address_taken    = 1 << 0, /**< The address of this entity was taken. */
	ir_usage_write            = 1 << 1, /**< The entity was written to. */
	ir_usage_read             = 1 << 2, /**< The entity was read. */
	ir_usage_reinterpret_cast = 1 << 3, /**< The entity was read but with a wrong mode
	                                         (an implicit reinterpret cast) */
	/** Unknown access */
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	ir_usage_unknown
		= ir_usage_address_taken | ir_usage_write | ir_usage_read
		| ir_usage_reinterpret_cast
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/** Returns the entity usage */
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FIRM_API ir_entity_usage get_entity_usage(const ir_entity *ent);
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/** Sets/resets the state of the address taken flag of an entity. */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_usage(ir_entity *ent, ir_entity_usage flag);
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/**
 * Returns the debug information of an entity.
 *
 * @param ent The entity.
 */
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FIRM_API dbg_info *get_entity_dbg_info(const ir_entity *ent);
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/**
 * Sets the debug information of an entity.
 *
 * @param ent The entity.
 * @param db  The debug info.
 */
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FIRM_API void set_entity_dbg_info(ir_entity *ent, dbg_info *db);
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/**
 * Sepcial parameter number which can be used for parameter entities to
 * indicate the first non-declared parameter in a procedure with variable
 * arguments.
 * We assumes that all additional parameters for variable parameters are on the
 * stack. Starting from this address you can walk the stack to find all other
 * parameters.
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/**
 * returns true if a given entity is a parameter_entity representing the
 * address of a function parameter
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FIRM_API int is_parameter_entity(const ir_entity *entity);

/**
 * returns number of parameter a parameter entitiy represents
 */
FIRM_API size_t get_entity_parameter_number(const ir_entity *entity);

/**
 * set number of parameter an entity represents
 */
FIRM_API void set_entity_parameter_number(ir_entity *entity, size_t n);

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/** @defgroup ir_initializer  Entity Initializers
 * @{
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FIRM_API void set_entity_overwrites(ir_entity *ent, size_t pos,
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FIRM_API void remove_entity_overwrittenby(ir_entity *ent,
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/** Returns true if the type of the entity is a class, structure,
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 *  debugging, (configure with --enable-debug) else returns the address
 *  of the type cast to long.
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	ptr_access_read  = 1,                                 /**< read access */
	ptr_access_write = 2,                                 /**< write access */
	ptr_access_rw    = ptr_access_read|ptr_access_write,  /**< read AND write access */
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 *  known in the compiled program.  This includes types specified
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 *  There exist several kinds of types, arranged by the structure of
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/** Returns true if high is superclass of low.
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/** Superclass check for pointers to classes.
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/* closure.  Adding a new type/entity or changing the basic relations in   */
/* some other way invalidates the transitive closure, i.e., it is not      */
/* updated by the basic functions.                                         */
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	inh_transitive_closure_invalid,    /**<  Closure invalid, but can be accessed. */
	inh_transitive_closure_max         /**<  Invalid value. */
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/** Increments type visited reference counter by one.
 * @see @ref visited_counters, mark_type_visited(), type_visited() */
FIRM_API void         inc_master_type_visited(void);
/** Sets type visited reference counter.
 * @see @ref visited_counters */
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FIRM_API void         set_master_type_visited(ir_visited_t val);
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/** Returns type visited reference counter.
 * @see @ref visited_counters */
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FIRM_API ir_visited_t get_master_type_visited(void);
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/**
 * Sets the debug information of a type.
 *
 * @param tp  The type.
 * @param db  The debug info.
 */
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FIRM_API void set_type_dbg_info(ir_type *tp, type_dbg_info *db);
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/**
 * Returns the debug information of a type.
 *
 * @param tp  The type.
 */
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FIRM_API type_dbg_info *get_type_dbg_info(const ir_type *tp);
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/**
 *  Outputs a unique number for this type if libfirm is compiled for
 *  debugging, (configure with --enable-debug) else returns the address
 *  of the type cast to long.
 */
FIRM_API long get_type_nr(const ir_type *tp);

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/**
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 * @ingroup compound_type
 * @defgroup class_type Class
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 *  If the type opcode is set to type_class the type represents class
 *  types.  A list of fields and methods is associated with a class.
 *  Further a class can inherit from and bequest to other classes.
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 *  The following attributes are private to this type kind:
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 *  - member:     All entities belonging to this class.  This are method entities
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 *                which have type_method or fields that can have any of the
 *                following type kinds: type_class, type_struct, type_union,
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 *                type_array, type_pointer, type_primitive.
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 *  The following two are dynamic lists that can be grown with an "add_" function,