[globalisel] Update GlobalISel emitter to match new representation of extending loads
Previously, a extending load was represented at (G_*EXT (G_LOAD x)).
This had a few drawbacks:
- G_LOAD had to be legal for all sizes you could extend from, even if registers didn't naturally hold those sizes.
- All sizes you could extend from had to be allocatable just in case the extend went missing (e.g. by optimization).
- At minimum, G_*EXT and G_TRUNC had to be legal for these sizes. As we improve optimization of extends and truncates, this legality requirement would spread without considerable care w.r.t when certain combines were permitted.
- The SelectionDAG importer required some ugly and fragile pattern rewriting to translate patterns into this style.
This patch changes the representation to:
- (G_[SZ]EXTLOAD x)
- (G_LOAD x) any-extends when MMO.getSize() * 8 < ResultTy.getSizeInBits()
which resolves these issues by allowing targets to work entirely in their
native register sizes, and by having a more direct translation from
Each extending load can be lowered by the legalizer into separate extends
and loads, however a target that supports s1 will need the any-extending
load to extend to at least s8 since LLVM does not represent memory accesses
smaller than 8 bit. The legalizer can widenScalar G_LOAD into an
any-extending load but sign/zero-extending loads need help from something
else like a combiner pass. A follow-up patch that adds combiner helpers for
for this will follow.
The new representation requires that the MMO correctly reflect the memory
access so this has been corrected in a couple tests. I've also moved the
extending loads to their own tests since they are (mostly) separate opcodes
now. Additionally, the re-write appears to have invalidated two tests from
select-with-no-legality-check.mir since the matcher table no longer contains
loads that result in s1's and they aren't legal in AArch64 anymore.
Depends on D45540
Reviewers: ab, aditya_nandakumar, bogner, rtereshin, volkan, rovka, javed.absar
Reviewed By: rtereshin
Subscribers: javed.absar, llvm-commits, kristof.beyls
Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D45541