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Re: gimple build interface

On Mon, 2013-09-23 at 12:21 -0400, Andrew MacLeod wrote:
> On 09/20/2013 04:08 AM, Richard Biener wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Andrew MacLeod <> wrote:
> >> On 09/19/2013 09:24 AM, Andrew MacLeod wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I think this is of most use to ssa passes that need to construct code
> >>> snippets, so I propose we make this ssa specific and put it in tree-ssa.c
> >>> (renaming it ssa_build_assign),  *OR* we could leave it general purpose and
> >>> put it in its own set of files, gimple-ssa-build.[ch] or something that
> >>> crosses the border between the two representations.
> >>>
> >>> I'd also suggest that the final optional parameter be changed to tree *lhs
> >>> = NULL_TREE,  which would allow the caller to specify the LHS if they want,
> >>> otherwise make_ssa_name would be called. If we want to leave it supporting
> >>> both gimple and ssa, then anyone from gimple land could pass in a gimple LHS
> >>> variable thus avoiding the call to make_ssa_name....
> >>>
> >>> Thoughts?
> >>> Andrew
> >> Anyway, here is a patch which does that and a bit more.  I didn't rename
> >> build_assign() to ssa_build_assign()..   even though those are the only kind
> >> actually created right now.   we can leave that for the day someone actually
> >> decides to flush this interface out, and maybe we'll want to pass in
> >> gimple_tmps and call them from front ends or other places... then it would
> >> have to be renamed again. So I just left it as is for the moment, but that
> >> could be changed.
> >>
> >> I also moved gimple_replace_lhs() to tree-ssa.c and renamed it
> >> ssa_replace_lhs(). It calls insert_debug_temp_for_var_def() from tree-ssa.c
> >> and that only works with the immediate use operands.. so that is an SSA
> >> specific routine, which makes this one SSA specific as well.
> >>
> >> Those 2 changes allow tree-ssa.h to no longer be included, it is replaced
> >> with tree-flow.h.   Some preliminary work to enable removing immediate use
> >> routines out of tree-flow.h include:
> >>
> >> struct count_ptr_d, count_ptr_derefs(), count_uses_and_derefs() also get
> >> moved to tree-ssa.c since those are also require the immediate use
> >> mechanism, and thus is also SSA dependent.
> >>
> >> This bootstraps on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu and has no new regressions.
> >> OK?
> > Can you move the builders to asan.c please?  From a quick glance it seems
> > to have various issues so it shouldn't be used (I wonder who approved them
> > in the end ... maybe it was even me).
> >
> > ssa_replace_lhs sounds odd (a 'SSA' has a lhs?), but maybe it's just me.
> > I'd have chosen gimple_replace_ssa_lhs?
> That sounds better.  done.
> And I also think a seperate file for those builders is probably best... 
> here's a patch with those changes.. New files called 
> gimple-builder.[ch]...    Then diego can eventually do whatever his 
> grand vision for them is.  I minimized the includes.
> bootstraps and rerunning tests.  OK?

Did you forget to attach the patch?

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