[pypy-dev] [pypy-svn] r65652 - pypy/branch/pyjitpl5-experiments/pypy/jit/metainterp

Antonio Cuni anto.cuni at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 10:17:52 CEST 2009

Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:

>> more refactoring&simplification: don't track the constness of nodes, as nobody
>> is using it so far.  The idea is that optimizatons relying on the constness
>> should be done during the optimize_operation phase, not during the find_node
>> phase.  I'm not 100% sure this will cover all possible case though, so maybe
>> we will need to reintroduce this later.
> That is a bit of a problem, since a lot of things can only happen if
> constant folding was already
> done. A good example is a guard_value followed by getarrayitem_gc.
> getarrayitem_gc needs
> to have constant index for anything like virtuals or virtualizables.
> If it's a non-constant index,
> nodes will be incorrect (you cannot delay putting stuff in it's dictionary).

uhm, now that I read that port of optimize.py more carefully, I think you are 
right.  It's a bit unfortunate that we need two almost identical features in 
two different places, though :-/

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