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Re: [PATCH][AArch64] Emit SIMD moves as mov


On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:06:29PM +0100, Wilco Dijkstra wrote:
> SIMD moves are currently emitted as ORR.  Change this to use the MOV
> pseudo instruction just like integer moves (the ARM-ARM states MOV is the
> preferred disassembly), improving readability of -S output.
> 
> Passes bootstrap, OK for commit?

Does this introduce a dependency on a particular binutils version, or have
we always supported this alias?

The patch looks OK, but I don't want to introduce a new dependency so please
check how far back this is supported.

Thanks,
James

> 
> ChangeLog:
> 2017-06-20  Wilco Dijkstra  <wdijkstr@arm.com>
> 
> 	* config/aarch64/aarch64.md (movti_aarch64):
> 	Emit mov rather than orr.
> 	(movtf_aarch64): Likewise.
> 	* config/aarch64/aarch64-simd.md (aarch64_simd_mov):
> 	Emit mov rather than orr.
> --


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