[LLVMdev] [PATCH] parallel loop metadata

Dmitri Gribenko gribozavr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 03:37:59 PST 2013

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Pekka Jääskeläinen
<pekka.jaaskelainen at tut.fi> wrote:
> Thank you all for comments,
> On 01/30/2013 11:22 AM, David Tweed wrote:
>> In a personal capacity I'm quite interested in the issues of producing
>> from a
>> high-level language some LLVM IR which is labelled with vectorization info
>> (including potentially actually reordering data in memory).
>> | I don't have any objections. I think the only requirement is that the
>> semantics are clearly defined.
>> I think that's very important :-)
> ...
>> to be integrated. So I'd like at least a way to say "this is what I
>> _really_
>> want the vectorizer to assume" in such metadata.
> I agree. Thus, let's start with the 'parallel' semantics first, not
> the vague ones.
> A conclusion of some kind for me to update the patch:
> 1) Rename the loop branch metadata back to llvm.loop.parallel.
> I'll add a definition of its semantics (as comments to Loop::isParallel()):

Hello Pekka,

I think it would be better to add a section to the LangRef:

A good comment would be helpful, too, but LangRef should be normative.


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