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Re: [PATCH] Avoid some unnecessary set_cfun calls

On Wed, 13 Nov 2013, Jakub Jelinek wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:53:32AM +0100, Richard Biener wrote:
> > > So, perhaps we should just define SWITCHABLE_TARGET on i?86/x86_64/powerpc*
> > > (and rx if maintainer cares) and tweak it to attach somehow
> > > struct target_globals * to TARGET_OPTION_NODE somehow.
> > > A problem might be that lots of the save_target_globals
> > > allocated structures are heap allocated rather than GC, so we might leak
> > > memory.  Wonder if save_target_globals couldn't just compute the
> > > aggregate size of all the structures it allocates with XCNEW right now
> > > (plus required alignment if needed) and just allocate them together
> > > with the ggc_alloc_target_globals after the target_globals structure
> > > itself.
> > 
> > If you want to re-use it from functions with same options don't you
> > have a hashtable anyway?  You could add a reference count.
> build_target_option_node is such a hash table for that.

Ah, and we already have some custom pointers in the tree node.  Looks
like a suitable place to put in memory management then.


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