[LLVMdev] Handling Masked Vector Operations

dag at cray.com dag at cray.com
Mon May 6 15:54:03 PDT 2013

Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> writes:

> FWIW, I don't think that removing select has ever been really
> proposed. I would also be pretty against such a thing. 

Whew.  Good to know.

> That said, there is a question about how much if conversion should
> happen on IR vs at the machine level. There are interesting design
> problems to be answered there, but AFAIK, no design would remove
> select entirely.

Ok.  Yes, I think there are some interesting design choices in this
area.  I look forward to a good discussion!


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