Improvement for update_equiv_regs

Jeffrey A Law law@upchuck.cygnus.com
Mon Feb 8 21:11:00 GMT 1999


  In message < 199902050916.JAA17782@phal.cygnus.co.uk >you write:
  > update_equiv_regs still misses a number of function invariants because
  > they have no REG_EQUAL notes.
  > 
  > Here is a fix:
  > 
  > Fri Feb  5 09:13:41 1999  J"orn Rennecke <amylaar@cygnus.co.uk>
  > 
  > 	* local-alloc.c (update_equiv_regs): If there is no REG_EQUAL note
  > 	on an insn and function_invariant_p returns nonzero for the
  > 	source, add a REG_EQUAL note.
Seems to me we should try to get those notes attached to the insns earlier
in the compiler rather than later.

Is there some reason not to do that?

jeff


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