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Re: Getting at basic block info from an insn
- From: Pat Haugen <pthaugen at us dot ibm dot com>
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 16:26:38 -0500
- Subject: Re: Getting at basic block info from an insn
> Two part question:
> 1) Does the control flow graph exist at the time we're emitting
> 2) If so, how do I go at getting at the basic block info, specifically
> successor info, if the only thing I have is a rtx for a conditional jump
> Okay, maybe a 3-part question. Given said jump insn handle, I'm trying
> find out if either of the targets is a loop exit. Is there an easier way
> to do so than finding the successor arcs and seeing if either is flagged
> a loop exit?
Higher level reasoning for above questions. I'm looking for an alternate
approach to the branch probability problem I encountered. Approach I'm
considering is to recognize when a branch is a loop exit and prohibit
appending any PowerPC branch hints.