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Re: [PATCH IRA] update_equiv_regs fails to set EQUIV reg-note for pseudo with more than one definition

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 3:24 PM, Jeff Law <> wrote:
> On 02/02/15 08:59, Alex Velenko wrote:
>> On 11/10/14 13:44, Felix Yang wrote:
>>> Hello Jeff,
>>>      I see that you have improved the RTL typesafety issue for ira.c,
>>> so I rebased this patch
>>>      on the latest trunk and change to use the new list walking
>>> interface.
>>>      Bootstrapped on x86_64-SUSE-Linux and make check regression tested.
>>>      OK for trunk?
>> Hi Felix,
>> I believe your patch causes a regression for arm-none-eabi.
>> FAIL: object-size text <= 54
>> FAIL: scan-assembler-times pop 2
>> This happens because your patch stops reuse of code for
>> " return -1;" statements in pr43920-2.c.
>> As far as I investigated, your patch prevents adding "(expr_list (-1)
>> (nil)" in ira pass, which prevents jump2 optimization from happening.
>> So before, in ira pass I could see:
>> "(insn 9 53 34 8 (set (reg:SI 110 [ D.4934 ])
>>          (const_int -1 [0xffffffffffffffff]))
>> /work/fsf-trunk-ref-2/src/gcc/gcc/testsuite/
>> 613
>> {*thumb2_movsi_vfp}
>>       (expr_list:REG_EQUAL (const_int -1 [0xffffffffffffffff])
>>          (nil)))"
>> But with your patch I get
>> "(insn 9 53 34 8 (set (reg:SI 110 [ D.5322 ])
>>          (const_int -1 [0xffffffffffffffff]))
>> /work/fsf-trunk-2/src/gcc/gcc/testsuite/
>> 615 {*thumb2_movsi_vfp}
>>       (nil))"
>> This causes a code generation regression and needs to be fixed.
>> Kind regards,
> We'd need to see the full dumps.  In particular is reg110 set anywhere else?
> If so then the change is doing precisely what it should be doing and the
> test needs to be updated to handle the different code we generate.

Hmm, if I understand correctly, it's a code size regression, so I
don't think it's appropriate to adapt the test case.  Either the patch
or something else in GCC is doing wrong, right?

Hi Alex, could you please file a PR with full dump information for tracking?

> Jeff

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