[LV] Fold tail by masking to vectorize loops of arbitrary trip count under opt for size
When optimizing for size, a loop is vectorized only if the resulting vector loop
completely replaces the original scalar loop. This holds if no runtime guards
are needed, if the original trip-count TC does not overflow, and if TC is a
known constant that is a multiple of the VF. The last two TC-related conditions
can be overcome by
- rounding the trip-count of the vector loop up from TC to a multiple of VF;
- masking the vector body under a newly introduced "if (i <= TC-1)" condition.
The patch allows loops with arbitrary trip counts to be vectorized under -Os,
subject to the existing cost model considerations. It also applies to loops with
small trip counts (under -O2) which are currently handled as if under -Os.
The patch does not handle loops with reductions, live-outs, or w/o a primary
induction variable, and disallows interleave groups.
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Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D50480