[clang] New __attribute__((__clang_arm_mve_strict_polymorphism)).

Authored by simon_tatham on Jan 15 2020, 6:07 AM.


[clang] New attribute((__clang_arm_mve_strict_polymorphism)).

This is applied to the vector types defined in <arm_mve.h> for use
with the intrinsics for the ARM MVE vector architecture.

Its purpose is to inhibit lax vector conversions, but only in the
context of overload resolution of the MVE polymorphic intrinsic
functions. This solves an ambiguity problem with polymorphic MVE
intrinsics that take a vector and a scalar argument: the scalar
argument can often have the wrong integer type due to default integer
promotions or unsuffixed literals, and therefore, the type of the
vector argument should be considered trustworthy when resolving MVE

As part of the same change, I've added the new attribute to the
declarations generated by the MveEmitter Tablegen backend (and
corrected a namespace issue with the other attribute while I was

Reviewers: aaron.ballman, dmgreen

Reviewed By: aaron.ballman

Subscribers: kristof.beyls, JDevlieghere, cfe-commits

Tags: #clang

Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D72518