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Re: [PATCH] Enhance ifcombine to recover non short circuit branches


On 28 October 2013 02:55, Andrew Pinski <pinskia@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Andrew Pinski <pinskia@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 2:30 PM, Andrew Pinski <pinskia@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 2:21 AM, Zhenqiang Chen
>>> <zhenqiang.chen@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>> On 18 October 2013 00:58, Jeff Law <law@redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 10/17/13 05:03, Richard Biener wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Is it OK for trunk?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I had a much simpler change which did basically the same from 4.7 (I
>>>>>>> can update it if people think this is a better approach).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I like that more (note you can now use is_gimple_condexpr as predicate
>>>>>> for force_gimple_operand).
>>>>>
>>>>> The obvious question is whether or not Andrew's simpler change picks up as
>>>>> many transformations as Zhenqiang's change.  If not are the things missed
>>>>> important.
>>>>>
>>>>> Zhenqiang, can you do some testing of your change vs Andrew P.'s change?
>>>>
>>>> Here is a rough compare:
>>>>
>>>> 1) Andrew P.'s change can not handle ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-3.c (included
>>>> in my patch). Root cause is that it does not skip "LABEL". The guard
>>>> to do this opt should be the same the bb_has_overhead_p in my patch.
>>>
>>> This should be an easy change, I am working on this right now.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2) Andrew P.'s change always generate TRUTH_AND_EXPR, which is not
>>>> efficient for "||". e.g. For ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-6.c, it will generate
>>>>
>>>>   _3 = a_2(D) > 0;
>>>>   _5 = b_4(D) > 0;
>>>>   _6 = _3 | _5;
>>>>   _9 = c_7(D) <= 0;
>>>>   _10 = ~_6;
>>>>   _11 = _9 & _10;
>>>>   if (_11 == 0)
>>>>
>>>> With my patch, it will generate
>>>>
>>>>   _3 = a_2(D) > 0;
>>>>   _5 = b_4(D) > 0;
>>>>   _6 = _3 | _5;
>>>>   _9 = c_7(D) > 0;
>>>>   _10 = _6 | _9;
>>>>   if (_10 != 0)
>>>
>>> As mentioned otherwise, this seems like a missed optimization inside
>>> forwprop.  When I originally wrote this code there used to be two
>>> cases one for & and one for |, but this was removed sometime and I
>>> just made the code evolve with that.
>>
>> Actually I can make a small patch (3 lines) to my current patch which
>> causes tree-ssa-ifcombine.c to produce the behavior of your patch.
>>
>>  if (result_inv)
>>    {
>>      t = fold_build1 (TRUTH_NOT_EXPR, TREE_TYPE (t), t);
>>      result_inv = false;
>>    }
>>
>> I will submit a new patch after some testing of my current patch which
>> fixes items 1 and 2.
>
>
> Here is my latest patch which adds the testcases from Zhenqiang's
> patch and fixes item 1 and 2.

The patch works fine for me. Bootstrap and no make check regression on
ARM Chromebook.

Thanks!
-Zhenqiang

> OK?  Bootstrapped and tested on x86_64-linux-gnu with no regressions.
>
> Thanks,
> Andrew Pinski
>
> ChangeLog:
> * tree-ssa-ifcombine.c: Include rtl.h and tm_p.h.
> (ifcombine_ifandif): Handle cases where
> maybe_fold_and_comparisons fails, combining the branches
> anyways.
> (tree_ssa_ifcombine): Inverse the order of
> the basic block walk, increases the number of combinings.
> * gimple.h (gsi_start_nondebug_after_labels_bb): New function.
>
>
> testsuite/ChangeLog:
>
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-1.c: New test case.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-2.c: New test case.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-3.c: New test case.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-4.c: New test case.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-5.c: New test case.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-ifcombine-ccmp-6.c: New test case.
>
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/phi-opt-9.c: Use a function call to prevent
> conditional move to be used.
> * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/ssa-dom-thread-3.c: Remove check for "one or more
> intermediate".
>
>
>
>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Andrew Pinski
>>
>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> 3) The good thing of Andrew P.'s change is that "Inverse the order of
>>>> the basic block walk" so it can do combine recursively.
>>>>
>>>> But I think we need some heuristic to control the number of ifs. Move
>>>> too much compares from
>>>> the inner_bb to outer_bb is not good.
>>>
>>>
>>> I think this depends on the target.  For MIPS we don't want an upper
>>> bound as integer comparisons go directly to GPRs.  I wrote this patch
>>> with MIPS in mind as that was the target I was working on.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> 4) Another good thing of Andrew P.'s change is that it reuses some
>>>> existing functions. So it looks much simple.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Andrew Pinski
>>>
>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> With that we should be able to kill the fold-const.c transform?
>>>>>
>>>>> That would certainly be nice and an excellent follow-up for Zhenqiang.
>>>>
>>>> That's my final goal to "kill the fold-const.c transform". I think we
>>>> may combine the two changes to make a "simple" and "good" patch.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> -Zhenqiang


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