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[mlir] factor out common parts of the converstion to the LLVM dialect

Authored by ftynse on Jul 7 2021, 1:01 AM.



"Standard-to-LLVM" conversion is one of the oldest passes in existence. It has
become quite large due to the size of the Standard dialect itself, which is
being split into multiple smaller dialects. Furthermore, several conversion
features are useful for any dialect that is being converted to the LLVM
dialect, which, without this refactoring, creates a dependency from those
conversions to the "standard-to-llvm" one.

Put several of the reusable utilities from this conversion to a separate
library, namely:

  • type converter from builtin to LLVM dialect types;
  • utility for building and accessing values of LLVM structure type;
  • utility for building and accessing values that represent memref in the LLVM dialect;
  • lowering options applicable everywhere.

Additionally, remove the type wrapping/unwrapping notion from the type
converter that is no longer relevant since LLVM types has been reimplemented as
first-class MLIR types.

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ftynse created this revision.Jul 7 2021, 1:01 AM
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pifon2a added inline comments.

is explicit needed for the constructor with 2 args?

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Jul 7 2021, 1:16 AM
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