[PATCH 0/9] separate shrink-wrapping

Bernd Schmidt bschmidt@redhat.com
Wed Jun 8 11:56:00 GMT 2016

On 06/08/2016 03:47 AM, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> This patch series introduces separate shrink-wrapping.
> The next six patches are to prevent later passes from mishandling the
> epilogue instructions that now appear before the epilogue: mostly, you
> cannot do much to instructions with a REG_CFA_RESTORE note without
> confusing dwarf2cfi.  The cprop one is for prologue instructions.

I'll need a while to sort out my thoughts about this. On the whole I 
like having the ability to do this, but I'm worried about the fragility 
it introduces in passes after shrink-wrapping. Ideally we'd need an ix86 
implementation for test coverage reasons.

Is the usage of the word "concern" here standard for this kind of thing? 
It seems odd somehow but maybe that's just me.


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