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Re: PATCH: tree-ssa-sink breaks stack layout

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Richard Guenther
<> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Daniel Berlin <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 5:12 AM, Richard Guenther
>> <> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 2:27 AM, Daniel Berlin <> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Eric Botcazou <> wrote:
>>>>>> Well, no, it is a *real* bug that it claims the two objects
>>>>>> must-conflict and decides they can share a space when we have no
>>>>>> informatin available to substantiate this
>>>>> We're at -O1 so it's true that the objects must-conflict in the alias.c sense.
>>>> alias.c uses conflict as a synonym for the word "alias" in almost all
>>>> places, and there is no documentation elsewhere, so uh, claiming i'm
>>>> "changing the definition" seems a bit much, that said ...
>>>>> The code thinks that if the blocks are different and the objects must-conflict
>>>>> then it's enough to conclude that the slots can be shared. ?That's wrong.
>>>>> You seem to be proposing to change the definition of must-conflict;
>>>>> ?it seems
>>>>> to me (and that was the conclusion of the discussion in PR middle-end/32327)
>>>>> that the problem is rather in the "if the blocks are different".
>>>> This is independent of the fact that it's clearly missing an aliasing
>>>> conflict above.
>>>> Then again, I have no dog in this fight, I can happily wait till you
>>>> fix this with live range info and then discover it's still borked
>>>> because it is using alias information wrong :)
>>> This alias sets are conflicting check was added for the very same reason - to
>>> paper over bugs that may appear otherwise due to RTL scheduling of loads/stores
>>> which may make life-ranges of stack variables which share their stack slot
>>> overlapping. ?The theory is that the scheduler won't do such thing if the
>>> alias sets conflict (which is of course not exactly true if you can disambiguate
>>> using offsets, so you can still get overlapping lifetime of a whole struct just
>>> not individual parts ... if that will break anything is another question).
>> All true, but look at this way:
>> At O1, objects_must_conflict is returning 1 (causing it to not add an
>> aliasing conflict and share the slots)
>> At O2, objects_must_conflict is returning 0 (causing it to add an
>> aliasing conflict and not share the slots)
>> Either the objects conflict or they don't. Conservatively, it needs to
>> return the answer that *doesn't* allow sharing, which it clearly is
>> *not* doing.
> The naming may be completely bogus, but this code only adds
> "conflicts" in the sense that two variables that conflict may not share
> stack slots.

Yes, so when it doesn't have type-based info to the contrary, it
should be saying they may not share stack slots, instead, it says they

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