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Re: [PATCH PR81832]Skip copying loop header if inner loop is distributed


On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:22 AM, Bin.Cheng <amker.cheng@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:33 PM, Richard Sandiford
> <richard.sandiford@linaro.org> wrote:
>> Richard Biener <richard.guenther@gmail.com> writes:
>>> On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:28 AM, Bin Cheng <Bin.Cheng@arm.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> This patch fixes PR81832.  Root cause for the ICE is:
>>>>   1) Loop has distributed inner loop.
>>>>   2) The guarding function call IFN_LOOP_DIST_CALL happens to be in loop's header.
>>>>   3) IFN_LOOP_DIST_CALL (int loop's header) is duplicated by pass_ch_vect thus
>>>>      not eliminated.
>>>>
>>>> Given pass_ch_vect copies loop header to enable more vectorization, we should
>>>> skip loop in this case because distributed inner loop means this loop can not
>>>> be vectorized anyway.  One point to mention is name inner_loop_distributed_p
>>>> is a little misleading.  The name indicates that each basic block is checked,
>>>> but the patch only checks loop's header for simplicity/efficiency's purpose.
>>>> Any comment?
>>>
>>> My comment would be to question pass_ch_vect placement -- what was the
>>> reason to place it so late?
>>>
>>> I also see GRAPHITE runs inbetween loop distribution and vectorization --
>>> what prevents GRAPHITE from messing up things here?  Or autopar?
>>>
>>> The patch itself shows should_duplicate_loop_header_p should
>>> handle this IFN specially (somehow all IFNs are considered "inexpensive").
>>>
>>> So can you please adjust should_duplicate_loop_header_p instead and/or
>>> gimple_inexpensive_call_p?  Since we have IFNs for stuff like EXP10 I'm not
>>> sure if that default is so good.
>>
>> I think the default itself is OK: we only use IFNs for libm functions
>> like exp10 if an underlying optab exists (unlike __builtin_exp10, which
>> is useful as the non-errno setting version of exp10), so the target must
>> have something that it thinks is worth open-coding.  Also, we currently
>> treat all MD built-ins as "simple" and thus "inexpensive", so the IFN
>> handling is consistent with that.
>>
>> Maybe there are some IFNs that are worth special-casing as expensive,
>> but IMO doing that to solve this problem would be a bit hacky.  It seems
>> like "inexpensive" should be more of a cost thing than a correctness thing.
> Hi all,
> This is updated patch.  It only adds a single check on IFN_LOOP_DIST_ALIAS
> in function should_duplicate_loop_header_p.  As for gimple_inexpensive_call_p,
> I think it's natural to consider functions like IFN_LOOP_VECTORIZED and
> IFN_LOOP_DIST_ALIAS as expensive because they are only meant to indicate
> temporary arrangement of optimizations and are never used in code generation.
> I will send a standalone patch for that.  Another thing is this patch
> doesn't check
> IFN_LOOP_VECTORIZED because it's impossible to have it with current order
> of passes.
> Bootstrap and test ongoing.  Further comments?

Ok.

Thanks,
Richard.

> Thanks,
> bin
> 2017-08-15  Bin Cheng  <bin.cheng@arm.com>
>
>     PR tree-optimization/81832
>     * tree-ssa-loop-ch.c (should_duplicate_loop_header_p): Don't
>     copy loop header which has IFN_LOOP_DIST_ALIAS call.
>
> gcc/testsuite
> 2017-08-15  Bin Cheng  <bin.cheng@arm.com>
>
>     PR tree-optimization/81832
>     * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/pr81832.c: New test.
>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Richard
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Richard.
>>>
>>>> Bootstrap and test on x86_64.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> bin
>>>> 2017-08-15  Bin Cheng  <bin.cheng@arm.com>
>>>>
>>>>         PR tree-optimization/81832
>>>>         * tree-ssa-loop-ch.c (inner_loop_distributed_p): New function.
>>>>         (pass_ch_vect::process_loop_p): Call above function.
>>>>
>>>> gcc/testsuite
>>>> 2017-08-15  Bin Cheng  <bin.cheng@arm.com>
>>>>
>>>>         PR tree-optimization/81832
>>>>         * gcc.dg/tree-ssa/pr81832.c: New test.


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