[aarch64-port-dev ] RFR(L): 8231441: AArch64: Initial SVE backend support
adinn at redhat.com
Thu Aug 20 10:38:32 UTC 2020
On 20/08/2020 11:14, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2020-08-20 11:40, Nick Gasson wrote:
>> Then you'd run it with
>> make exploded-test TEST="gtest:AssemblerAArch64"
>> The downside is that it won't run on every startup of a debug build, but
>> it will run in the tier1 tests, including for release builds, which
>> arguably gives more coverage. It looks a lot tidier to me, but that's
>> clearly subjective.
> FWIW, it definitely looks tidier to me too.
Well, perhaps this check ought to be done as a standalone test rather
than as debug build validation. I don't really have any deep commitment
either way. However, if we do proceed with this I think it ought to be
in a separate follow-up patch and with its own JIRA. It should not stop
Ningsheng's SVE patch going in as is since that merely corrects the
status quo to allow for SVE instructions.
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