[PATCH 2/6] Improve debug output of loop data prefetching.

Richard Biener richard.guenther@gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 12:37:00 GMT 2017

On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:36 PM, Maxim Kuvyrkov
<maxim.kuvyrkov@linaro.org> wrote:
> Current debug output from -fprefetch-loop-arrays refers to prefetching instances by their (void *) address, which makes it painful to compare dumps, e.g., when investigating how different parameter values affect prefetching decisions.
> This patch adds UIDs to two main prefetching concepts: mem_ref_group and mem_ref.  [Mem_refs are combined into mem_ref_groups so that they can re-use prefetches.]  Debug output is then changed to identify prefetch opportunities as <group>:<ref> instead of 0xNNNNNNNN.  Believe me, it makes a world of difference for debugging tree-ssa-loop-prefetch.c.
> There is no change in code-generation from this patch.
> Bootstrapped and regtested on x86_64-linux-gnu and aarch64-linux-gnu.



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> Maxim Kuvyrkov
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