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Re: [PATCH] Avoid extending lifetime of likely spilled hard regs in ifcvt before reload (PR rtl-optimization/56484)

On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 06:28:13PM +0100, Eric Botcazou wrote:
> > Without this patch, ifcvt extends lifetime of %eax hard register,
> > which causes reload/LRA ICE later on.  Combiner and other passes try hard
> > not to do that, even ifcvt has code for it if x is a hard register a few
> > lines below it, but in this case the hard register is SET_SRC (set_b).
> > 
> > With this patch we just use the pseudo (x) which has been initialized
> > from the hard register before the conditional.
> > 
> > Bootstrapped/regtested on x86_64-linux and i686-linux, ok for trunk?
> > 
> > 2013-03-05  Jakub Jelinek  <>
> > 
> > 	PR rtl-optimization/56484
> > 	* ifcvt.c (noce_process_if_block): Before reload if else_bb
> > 	is NULL, avoid extending lifetimes of hard registers in
> > 	likely to spilled or small register classes.
> ifcvt.c tests only small_register_classes_for_mode_p in the other places, so 
> do you really need class_likely_spilled_p here?

I guess I don't.  I've grepped for small_register_classes_for_mode_p and didn't see
anything in i386, so I figured out that it would be using a default (which
is false).  But apparently it uses hook_bool_mode_true, so it is a superset
of class_likely_spilled_p, guess I can leave that out.


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