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[PowerPC][Future] Branch Distance Estimation For Prefixed Instructions

Authored by stefanp on Jan 12 2020, 8:53 AM.



By adding the prefixed instructions the branch distances are no longer computed correctly. Since prefixed instructions cannot cross a 64 byte boundary we have to assume that a prefixed instruction may have a nop prepended to it. This patch tries to take that nop into consideration when computing the size of basic blocks.

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stefanp created this revision.Jan 12 2020, 8:53 AM
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stefanp updated this revision to Diff 237549.Jan 12 2020, 10:07 AM

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nemanjai accepted this revision.Jan 13 2020, 7:13 AM

Aside from a couple of minor nits, LGTM.


s/You cannot have/It is not possible for


Minor nit: since you are splitting the run directives across multiple lines, might as well keep them to 80 columns. It appears that this is a bit wider.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Jan 13 2020, 7:13 AM
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stefanp updated this revision to Diff 237780.Jan 13 2020, 2:16 PM

Addressed review comments.

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