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Re: PATCH: PR target/40470: unable to find a registe r to spill in class ‘SSE_FIRST_REG’
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Jeff Law<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The whole point of copying xmm0 to p666 is to free xmm0 ?so that it can be
> used by other insns.
> Combine's removal of p666 = xmm0 is wrong as is changing the last insn above
> to use xmm0 instead of p666.
if (REG_P (src) && REG_P (dest)
&& ((REGNO (src) < FIRST_PSEUDO_REGISTER
&& ! fixed_regs[REGNO (src)]
&& CLASS_LIKELY_SPILLED_P (REGNO_REG_CLASS (REGNO (src))))
|| (REGNO (dest) < FIRST_PSEUDO_REGISTER
&& ! fixed_regs[REGNO (dest)]
&& CLASS_LIKELY_SPILLED_P (REGNO_REG_CLASS (REGNO (dest))))))
When I add SSE_FIRST_REG/xmm0 to CLASS_LIKELY_SPILLED_P,
all testcases compile. However, xmm0 is used for FP return for
x86-64, I don't know the performance impact of this change.
xmm0 is a fixed register only for a handful SSE4 insns, which
can only be generated from intrinsics. Should we really go down