[LAA] LLE 1/6: Expose Forward dependences
Before this change, we didn't use to collect forward dependences since
none of the current clients (LV, LDist) required them.
The motivation to also collect forward dependences is a new pass
LoopLoadElimination (LLE) which discovers store-to-load forwarding
opportunities across the loop's backedge. The pass uses both lexically
forward or backward loop-carried dependences to detect these
The new pass also analyzes loop-independent (forward) dependences since
they can conflict with the loop-carried dependences in terms of how the
data flows through memory.
The newly added test only covers loop-carried forward dependences
because loop-independent ones are currently categorized as NoDep. The
next patch will fix this.
The two patches were tested together for compile-time regression. None
found in LNT/SPEC.
Note that with this change LAA provides all dependences rather than just
"interesting" ones. A subsequent NFC patch will remove the now trivial
isInterestingDependence and rename the APIs.
Subscribers: jmolloy, rengolin, llvm-commits
Differential Revision: http://reviews.llvm.org/D13254