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//===-- llvm/MC/MCAsmBackend.h - MC Asm Backend -----------------*- C++ -*-===//
//                     The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure
// This file is distributed under the University of Illinois Open Source
// License. See LICENSE.TXT for details.


#include "llvm/ADT/ArrayRef.h"
#include "llvm/MC/MCDirectives.h"
#include "llvm/MC/MCDwarf.h"
#include "llvm/MC/MCFixup.h"
#include "llvm/Support/DataTypes.h"
#include "llvm/Support/ErrorHandling.h"

namespace llvm {
class MCAsmLayout;
class MCAssembler;
class MCELFObjectTargetWriter;
struct MCFixupKindInfo;
class MCFragment;
class MCInst;
class MCRelaxableFragment;
class MCObjectWriter;
class MCSection;
class MCValue;
class raw_ostream;

/// Generic interface to target specific assembler backends.
class MCAsmBackend {
  MCAsmBackend(const MCAsmBackend &) = delete;
  void operator=(const MCAsmBackend &) = delete;

protected: // Can only create subclasses.

  unsigned HasDataInCodeSupport : 1;

  virtual ~MCAsmBackend();

  /// lifetime management
  virtual void reset() {}

  /// Create a new MCObjectWriter instance for use by the assembler backend to
  /// emit the final object file.
  virtual MCObjectWriter *createObjectWriter(raw_pwrite_stream &OS) const = 0;

  /// Create a new ELFObjectTargetWriter to enable non-standard
  /// ELFObjectWriters.
  virtual MCELFObjectTargetWriter *createELFObjectTargetWriter() const {
    llvm_unreachable("createELFObjectTargetWriter is not supported by asm "

  /// Check whether this target implements data-in-code markers. If not, data
  /// region directives will be ignored.
  bool hasDataInCodeSupport() const { return HasDataInCodeSupport; }

  /// \name Target Fixup Interfaces
  /// @{

  /// Get the number of target specific fixup kinds.
  virtual unsigned getNumFixupKinds() const = 0;

  /// Get information on a fixup kind.
  virtual const MCFixupKindInfo &getFixupKindInfo(MCFixupKind Kind) const;

  /// Target hook to adjust the literal value of a fixup if necessary.
  /// IsResolved signals whether the caller believes a relocation is needed; the
  /// target can modify the value. The default does nothing.
  virtual void processFixupValue(const MCAssembler &Asm,
                                 const MCAsmLayout &Layout,
                                 const MCFixup &Fixup, const MCFragment *DF,
                                 const MCValue &Target, uint64_t &Value,
                                 bool &IsResolved) {}

  /// Apply the \p Value for given \p Fixup into the provided data fragment, at
  /// the offset specified by the fixup and following the fixup kind as
  /// appropriate.
  virtual void applyFixup(const MCFixup &Fixup, char *Data, unsigned DataSize,
                          uint64_t Value, bool IsPCRel) const = 0;

  /// @}

  /// \name Target Relaxation Interfaces
  /// @{

  /// Check whether the given instruction may need relaxation.
  /// \param Inst - The instruction to test.
  virtual bool mayNeedRelaxation(const MCInst &Inst) const = 0;

  /// Target specific predicate for whether a given fixup requires the
  /// associated instruction to be relaxed.
  virtual bool fixupNeedsRelaxationAdvanced(const MCFixup &Fixup, bool Resolved,
                                            uint64_t Value,
                                            const MCRelaxableFragment *DF,
                                            const MCAsmLayout &Layout) const;

  /// Simple predicate for targets where !Resolved implies requiring relaxation
  virtual bool fixupNeedsRelaxation(const MCFixup &Fixup, uint64_t Value,
                                    const MCRelaxableFragment *DF,
                                    const MCAsmLayout &Layout) const = 0;

  /// Relax the instruction in the given fragment to the next wider instruction.
  /// \param Inst The instruction to relax, which may be the same as the
  /// output.
  /// \param [out] Res On return, the relaxed instruction.
  virtual void relaxInstruction(const MCInst &Inst, MCInst &Res) const = 0;

  /// @}

  /// Returns the minimum size of a nop in bytes on this target. The assembler
  /// will use this to emit excess padding in situations where the padding
  /// required for simple alignment would be less than the minimum nop size.
  virtual unsigned getMinimumNopSize() const { return 1; }

  /// Write an (optimal) nop sequence of Count bytes to the given output. If the
  /// target cannot generate such a sequence, it should return an error.
  /// \return - True on success.
  virtual bool writeNopData(uint64_t Count, MCObjectWriter *OW) const = 0;

  /// Handle any target-specific assembler flags. By default, do nothing.
  virtual void handleAssemblerFlag(MCAssemblerFlag Flag) {}

  /// \brief Generate the compact unwind encoding for the CFI instructions.
  virtual uint32_t
      generateCompactUnwindEncoding(ArrayRef<MCCFIInstruction>) const {
    return 0;

} // End llvm namespace