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Re: [PATCH GCC][1/2]Feed bound computation to folder in loop split


On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 5:48 PM, Marc Glisse <marc.glisse@inria.fr> wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2017, Bin.Cheng wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Richard Biener
>> <richard.guenther@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On June 16, 2017 3:31:32 PM GMT+02:00, "Bin.Cheng"
>>> <amker.cheng@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Richard Biener
>>>> <richard.guenther@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 3:06 PM, Bin.Cheng <amker.cheng@gmail.com>
>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:49 AM, Richard Biener
>>>>>> <richard.guenther@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Bin Cheng <Bin.Cheng@arm.com>
>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>> Loop split forces intermediate computation to gimple operands all
>>>>
>>>> the time when
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> computing bound information.  This is not good since folding
>>>>
>>>> opportunities are
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> missed.  This patch fixes the issue by feeding all computation to
>>>>
>>>> folder and only
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> forcing to gimple operand at last.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Bootstrap and test on x86_64 and AArch64.  Is it OK?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hm?  It uses gimple_build () which should do the same as
>>>>
>>>> fold_buildN in terms
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> of simplification.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> So where does that not work?  It is supposed to be the prefered way
>>>>
>>>> and no
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> new code should use force_gimple_operand (unless dealing with
>>>>
>>>> generic
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> coming from other middle-end infrastructure like SCEV or niter
>>>>
>>>> analysis)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hmm, current code calls force_gimpele operand several times which
>>>>>> causes the inefficiency.  The patch avoids that and does one call at
>>>>>> the end.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> But it forces to the same sequence that is used for extending the
>>>>
>>>> expression
>>>>>
>>>>> so folding should work.  Where do you see that it does not?  Note the
>>>>> code uses gimple_build (), not gimple_build_assign ().
>>>>
>>>> In spec2k6/hmmer, when building fast_algorithms.c with below command
>>>> line:
>>>> ./gcc -Ofast -S fast_algorithms.c -o fast_algorithms.S -fdump-tree-all
>>>> -fdump-tree-lsplit
>>>> The lsplit dump contains:
>>>>  <bb 11> [12.75%]:
>>>>  _124 = _197 + 1;
>>>>  _123 = _124 + -1;
>>>>  _115 = MIN_EXPR <_197, _124>;
>>>> Which is generated here.
>>>
>>>
>>> That means we miss a pattern in match.PD to handle this case.
>>
>> I see.  I will withdraw this patch and look in that direction.
>
>
> For _123, we have
>
>   /* (A +- CST1) +- CST2 -> A + CST3
> or
> /* Associate (p +p off1) +p off2 as (p +p (off1 + off2)).  */
>
>
> For _115, we have
>
> /* min (a, a + CST) -> a where CST is positive.  */
> /* min (a, a + CST) -> a + CST where CST is negative. */
> (simplify
>  (min:c @0 (plus@2 @0 INTEGER_CST@1))
>   (if (TYPE_OVERFLOW_UNDEFINED (TREE_TYPE (@0)))
>    (if (tree_int_cst_sgn (@1) > 0)
>     @0
>     @2)))
>
> What is the type of all those SSA_NAMEs?
Hi Marc,
Thanks for pointing out the exact patterns.  The variables are of int
type.  The redundant operation disappears in reduced test case though.

Thanks,
bin
>
> --
> Marc Glisse


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