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Re: [PATCH][x86] Match movss and movsd "blend" instructions

On Mittwoch, 1. August 2018 18:51:41 CEST Marc Glisse wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Aug 2018, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> >  extern __inline __m128d __attribute__((__gnu_inline__, __always_inline__,
> > 
> > __artificial__))
> > 
> >  _mm_move_sd (__m128d __A, __m128d __B)
> >  {
> > 
> > -  return (__m128d) __builtin_ia32_movsd ((__v2df)__A, (__v2df)__B);
> > +  return __extension__ (__m128d)(__v2df){__B[0],__A[1]};
> > 
> >  }
> If the goal is to have it represented as a VEC_PERM_EXPR internally, I
> wonder if we should be explicit and use __builtin_shuffle instead of
> relying on some forwprop pass to transform it. Maybe not, just asking. And
> the answer need not even be the same for _mm_move_sd and _mm_move_ss.

I wrote it this way because this pattern could later also be used for the 
other _ss intrinsics, such as _mm_add_ss, where a _builtin_shuffle could not. 
To match the other intrinsics the logic that tries to match vector 
construction just needs to be extended to try merge patterns even if one of 
the subexpressions is not simple.


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