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Allow vectorization of few missed llvm intrinsic calls in BBVectorizor

Authored by karthikthecool on Apr 23 2014, 4:18 AM.



Hi Hal,
I'm currently going through and trying to understand BB Vectorizer while doing so i found that few llvm intrinsic function calls which can be vectorized are missed in the switch case of isVectorizableIntrinsic as a result these intrinsic functions are not getting vectorized. This patch modifies isVectorizableIntrinsic function and covers these intrinsic functions in the switch case so that they get vectorized.
Does this patch look good to commit?
Karthik Bhat

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I think bswap can also be vectorized on some architectures?


Hi Eric,
Yes i think we can vectorize bswap as well as other bitmap manipulation intrinsics such as cttz,ctlz etc. But i think these cannot be classified as VectorizeMath as this flag is for floating-point math intrinsics.
To handle bitmap manipulation intrinsics (e.g. bsap,cttz,ctlz) we might have to add a new flag and support to enable/disable it from command line in BB Vectorizor.
Some flag like *VectorizeBitManipulations* and a command line support to enable/disable it such as -

static cl::opt<bool>
  NoBitManipulation("bb-vectorize-no-bitmanip", cl::init(false), cl::Hidden,
  cl::desc("Don't try to vectorize BitManipulation intrinsics"));

Does it look like the correct approach? I will update the patch to support bitmap manipulation intrinsics if you feel this approach is ok.

Karthik Bhat

hfinkel edited edge metadata.Apr 23 2014, 11:44 PM

LGTM, thanks!

Please feel free to submit a follow-up patch for the bit intrinsics.

karthikthecool accepted this revision.Apr 24 2014, 12:38 AM
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Thanks Hal, Committed as r207085.
Hal,Eric i will shortly follow up with a patch vectorizing bit intrinsics.
Karthik Bhat

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Apr 24 2014, 12:38 AM

Awesome. Thanks!