[llvm-dev] Just a quick heads up -- removing BBVectorize from LLVM (and Clang)
Hal Finkel via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 29 15:49:02 PDT 2017
On 06/29/2017 05:42 PM, Chandler Carruth wrote:
> If you don't use BBVectorize at all, you can ignore this.
> Hal suggested this in a thread in 2014:
> None objected then, and I don't think any new uses have arisen so I
> plan to just remove it. It is causing maintenance burden, complexity,
> and is a set of features I'd rather not port to the new PM.
Thanks, Chandler. Indeed, I've not seen any "-fslp-vectorize-aggressive
makes my code faster" reports in a long time.
> Just an FYI email to folks so they aren't confused when the patches land.
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