[PATCH IRA] update_equiv_regs fails to set EQUIV reg-note for pseudo with more than one definition

Yangfei (Felix) felix.yang@huawei.com
Tue Sep 23 02:48:00 GMT 2014


> On 09/22/14 08:40, Felix Yang wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >      I find that update_equiv_regs in ira.c sets the wrong EQUIV
> > reg-note for pseudo with more than one definiton in certain situation.
> >      Here is a simplified RTL snippet after this function finishs handling:
> >
> >   (insn 77 37 78 2 (set (reg:SI 171)
> >           (const_int 0 [0])) ticket151.c:33 52 {movsi_internal_dsp}
> >        (expr_list:REG_EQUAL (const_int 0 [0])
> >           (nil)))
> >
> > ......
> >
> > (insn 79 50 53 2 (set (mem/c:SI (reg/f:SI 136) [2 g_728+0 S4 A64])
> >           (reg:SI 171)) ticket151.c:33 52 {movsi_internal_dsp}
> >        (expr_list:REG_DEAD (reg:SI 171)
> >           (nil)))
> > (insn 53 79 54 2 (set (mem/c:SI (reg/f:SI 162) [4 g_163+0 S4 A32])
> >           (reg:SI 163)) 52 {movsi_internal_dsp}
> >        (expr_list:REG_DEAD (reg:SI 163)
> >           (expr_list:REG_DEAD (reg/f:SI 162)
> >               (nil))))
> > (insn 54 53 14 2 (set (reg:SI 171)
> >           (mem/u/c:SI (symbol_ref/u:SI ("*.LC8") [flags 0x2]) [4  S4
> > A32])) ticket151.c:49 52 {movsi_internal_dsp}
> >        (expr_list:REG_EQUIV (mem/u/c:SI (symbol_ref/u:SI ("*.LC8")
> > [flags 0x2]) [4  S4 A32])
> >           (expr_list:REG_EQUAL (mem/u/c:SI (symbol_ref/u:SI ("*.LC8")
> > [flags 0x2]) [4  S4 A32])
> >               (nil))))
> >
> >
> >      The REG_EQUIV of insn 54 is not correct as pseudo 171 is defined
> > in insn 77 with a differerent value.
> >      This may causes reload replacing pseudo 171 with mem/u/c:SI
> > (symbol_ref/u:SI ("*.LC8"), which is wrong.
> >      A proposed patch for this issue, please comment:
> Is it possible it's the conditional just above this one that is incorrect?
> 
>           if (DF_REG_DEF_COUNT (regno) != 1
>                && (! note
>                    || rtx_varies_p (XEXP (note, 0), 0)
>                    || (reg_equiv[regno].replacement
>                        && ! rtx_equal_p (XEXP (note, 0),
> 
> reg_equiv[regno].replacement))))
>              {
>                no_equiv (dest, set, NULL);
>                continue;
>              }
> 
> 
> ISTM the only time a multiply-set register can have a valid REG_EQUIV note is if
> each and every assignment to that pseudo has the same RHS.
> 
> Jeff


Thanks Jeff. Yes, I agree that this is a better place to consider. I am thinking of a better way to fix this.

Vladimir, can you shed light on this and give me some suggestions? Thank you.



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