[llvm-branch-commits] [llvm-branch] r277739 - Add release note for MemorySSA.

George Burgess IV via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Thu Aug 4 10:51:19 PDT 2016

Author: gbiv
Date: Thu Aug  4 12:51:18 2016
New Revision: 277739

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=277739&view=rev
Add release note for MemorySSA.


Modified: llvm/branches/release_39/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/llvm/branches/release_39/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=277739&r1=277738&r2=277739&view=diff
--- llvm/branches/release_39/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ llvm/branches/release_39/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Thu Aug  4 12:51:18 2016
@@ -74,6 +74,11 @@ Non-comprehensive list of changes in thi
 * Raised the minimum required CMake version to 3.4.3.
+* Added the MemorySSA analysis, which hopes to replace MemoryDependenceAnalysis.
+  It should provide higher-quality results than MemDep, and be algorithmically
+  faster than MemDep. Currently, GVNHoist (which is off by default) makes use of
+  MemorySSA.
 .. NOTE
    For small 1-3 sentence descriptions, just add an entry at the end of
    this list. If your description won't fit comfortably in one bullet

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