[llvm-dev] [RFC] design doc for straight-line scalar optimizations
Philip Reames via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Aug 25 13:35:27 PDT 2015
Thank you for sharing this. It made for extremely interesting reading.
On 08/24/2015 11:10 AM, Jingyue Wu via llvm-dev wrote:
> As you may have noticed, since last year, we (Google's CUDA compiler
> team) have contributed quite a lot to the effort of optimizing LLVM
> for CUDA programs. I think it's worthwhile to write some docs to wrap
> them up for two reasons.
> 1) Whoever wants to understand or work on these optimizations has some
> detailed docs instead of just source code to refer to.
> 2) RFC on how to improve these optimizations so that other targets can
> benefit from them as well. They are currently mostly restricted to the
> NVPTX backend, but I see many potentials to generalize them.
> So, I started from this overdue design doc
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1momWzKFf4D6h8H3YlfgKQ3qeZy5ayvMRh6yR-Xn2hUE/edit?usp=sharing> on the
> straight-line scalar optimizations. I will send out more docs on other
> optimizations later. Please feel free to comment.
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