[CodeGen] Generate follow-up metadata for loops with more than one…

Authored by Meinersbur on Apr 1 2019, 10:47 AM.


[CodeGen] Generate follow-up metadata for loops with more than one transformation.

Before this patch, CGLoop would dump all transformations for a loop into
a single LoopID without encoding any order in which to apply them.
rL348944 added the possibility to encode a transformation order using

When a loop has more than one transformation, use the follow-up
attribute define the order in which they are applied. The emitted order
is the defacto order as defined by the current LLVM pass pipeline,
which is:


This patch should therefore not change the assembly output, assuming
that all explicit transformations can be applied, and no implicit
transformations in-between. In the former case,
WarnMissedTransformationsPass should emit a warning (except for
MachinePipeliner which is not implemented yet). The latter could be
avoided by adding 'llvm.loop.disable_nonforced' attributes.

Because LoopUnrollAndJamPass processes a loop nest, generation of the
MDNode is delayed to after the inner loop metadata have been processed.
A temporary LoopID is therefore used to annotate instructions and
RAUW'ed by the actual LoopID later.

Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D57978

llvm-svn: 357415