[LLVMdev] LLVM opt GVN.cpp

GangRyung Uh guh at boisestate.edu
Wed Oct 1 09:57:01 PDT 2014

I just googled and found some efforts to implement SSAPRE (1997 PLDI - Fred
Chow, et al.) which is dated 2011 mailing list and GVN-PRE (university of
utah). I wonder whether any well-recognized algorithm(s) and development
for PRE on ssa is available for LLVM.

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Bob Wilson <bob.wilson at apple.com> wrote:

> > On Sep 30, 2014, at 10:37 PM, GangRyung Uh <guh at boisestate.edu> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> >     I wonder what PRE algorithm is used for the GVN.cpp in LLVM. Any
> reference will be appreciated.
> GVN does not implement any real PRE algorithm. There is some ad-hoc code
> to catch some simple cases, but that’s all.

Gang-Ryung Uh, Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Engineering, Boise State Univerisity
tel: 1 208 426-5691  e-mail:guh at boisestate.edu
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