Should these x86 patches be integrated into the 3.6 release branch?

Quentin Colombet qcolombet at
Thu Mar 19 10:02:14 PDT 2015

Hi Andrea,

SGTM, but technically Nadav is the code owner.
Nadav, thoughts?

> On Mar 19, 2015, at 4:45 AM, Andrea Di Biagio <andrea.dibiagio at> wrote:
> Hi Quentin, Nadav and all,
> I am not familiar with the release process so, sorry for the long post.
> In the last few weeks I committed at least three patches to fix bad
> codegen issues affecting x86 only. Here is the list of commits:
> -
> -
> -
> The first two commits fix problems in the new shuffle lowering, while
> the last commit (r232046) fixes a problem in a target specific combine
> on SETCC nodes.
> There is also another important patch committed by Michael at revision
> 231219 which fixes a regression introduced at revision 224759.
> Here is the link to his commit:
> -
> I haven't tested the 3.6 branch myself, however it is very likely that
> these bugs are present in the 3.6 branch. Given that all these fixes
> would resolve bad codegen issues, I suggest you consider whether these
> should be integrated into the 3.6 branch.
> I hope this information was useful. I don't know enough about the
> release process, so I just wanted to make sure that people are aware
> of these fixes.
> Thanks,
> Andrea

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