[PATCH] Change loop unroll and vectorizer metadata prefix to 'llvm.loop.'
meheff at google.com
Tue Jun 24 09:18:33 PDT 2014
Thanks for the comments. I'll add something to the release notes.
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:52 AM, Hal Finkel <hfinkel at anl.gov> wrote:
> Moreover, for metadata that was supported by the 3.4 release, autoupgrade support should be added. Please do this before you commit.
By autoupgrade do you mean be permissive about what is accepted? That
is, accept llvm.vectorizer.* and llvm.loop.vectorizer.* but only emit
the llvm.loop form from the FE. Or do you mean try to rename the
metadata as soon as it parsed? I can see how to do the first case (be
permissive) easily, but for the second (rename metadata) do you have
any suggestions for the best place to cut in (I'm fairly new to the
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:30 AM, Mark Heffernan <meheff at google.com>
>> > These patches rename the loop unrolling and loop vectorizer
>> > metadata
>> > such that they have a common 'llvm.loop.' prefix. Metadata name
>> > changes:
>> > llvm.vectorizer.* => llvm.loop.vectorizer.*
>> > llvm.loopunroll.* => llvm.loop.unroll.*
>> > This was a suggestion from an earlier review
>> > (http://reviews.llvm.org/D4090) which added the loop unrolling
>> > metadata. Two patches are attached. One for front-end and one for
>> > optimizer.
>> > Mark
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