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Re: [PATCH] Reducing number of alias checks in vectorization.

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 8:26 PM, Jakub Jelinek <> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 10:50:21AM -0700, Cong Hou wrote:
>> >> +  if (int_cst_value (p11.offset) != int_cst_value (p21.offset))
>> >> +    return int_cst_value (p11.offset) < int_cst_value (p21.offset);
>> >
>> > This is going to ICE whenever the offsets wouldn't fit into a
>> >
>> > I'd say you just shouldn't put into the vector entries where offset isn't
>> > host_integerp, those would never be merged with other checks, or something
>> > similar.
>> Do you mean I should use widest_int_cst_value()? Then I will replace
>> all int_cst_value() here with it. I also changed the type of "diff"
>> variable into HOST_WIDEST_INT.
> Actually, best would be just to use
> tree_int_cst_compare (p11.offset, p21.offset)
> that will handle any INTEGER_CSTs, not just those that fit into HWI.

Note that this is not equivalent because int_cst_value () sign-extends
even unsigned values (yes, a very bad name for such a function).  But
I believe that in this case - comparing pointer offsets(?) - int_cst_value
is the correct function to use.


>         Jakub

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