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[Bug dynamic-link/20508] _dl_runtime_resolve_avx/_dl_runtime_profile_avx512 cause transition penalty

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Author: H.J. Lu <>
Date:   Tue Aug 23 09:09:32 2016 -0700

    X86-64: Add _dl_runtime_resolve_avx[512]_{opt|slow} [BZ #20508]

    There is transition penalty when SSE instructions are mixed with 256-bit
    AVX or 512-bit AVX512 load instructions.  Since _dl_runtime_resolve_avx
    and _dl_runtime_profile_avx512 save/restore 256-bit YMM/512-bit ZMM
    registers, there is transition penalty when SSE instructions are used
    with lazy binding on AVX and AVX512 processors.

    To avoid SSE transition penalty, if only the lower 128 bits of the first
    8 vector registers are non-zero, we can preserve %xmm0 - %xmm7 registers
    with the zero upper bits.

    For AVX and AVX512 processors which support XGETBV with ECX == 1, we can
    use XGETBV with ECX == 1 to check if the upper 128 bits of YMM registers
    or the upper 256 bits of ZMM registers are zero.  We can restore only the
    non-zero portion of vector registers with AVX/AVX512 load instructions
    which will zero-extend upper bits of vector registers.

    This patch adds _dl_runtime_resolve_sse_vex which saves and restores
    XMM registers with 128-bit AVX store/load instructions.  It is used to
    preserve YMM/ZMM registers when only the lower 128 bits are non-zero.
    _dl_runtime_resolve_avx_opt and _dl_runtime_resolve_avx512_opt are added
    and used on AVX/AVX512 processors supporting XGETBV with ECX == 1 so
    that we store and load only the non-zero portion of vector registers.
    This avoids SSE transition penalty caused by _dl_runtime_resolve_avx and
    _dl_runtime_profile_avx512 when only the lower 128 bits of vector
    registers are used.

    _dl_runtime_resolve_avx_slow is added and used for AVX processors which
    don't support XGETBV with ECX == 1.  Since there is no SSE transition
    penalty on AVX512 processors which don't support XGETBV with ECX == 1,
    _dl_runtime_resolve_avx512_slow isn't provided.

        [BZ #20495]
        [BZ #20508]
        * sysdeps/x86/cpu-features.c (init_cpu_features): For Intel
        processors, set Use_dl_runtime_resolve_slow and set
        Use_dl_runtime_resolve_opt if XGETBV suports ECX == 1.
        * sysdeps/x86/cpu-features.h (bit_arch_Use_dl_runtime_resolve_opt):
        (bit_arch_Use_dl_runtime_resolve_slow): Likewise.
        (index_arch_Use_dl_runtime_resolve_opt): Likewise.
        (index_arch_Use_dl_runtime_resolve_slow): Likewise.
        * sysdeps/x86_64/dl-machine.h (elf_machine_runtime_setup): Use
        _dl_runtime_resolve_avx512_opt and _dl_runtime_resolve_avx_opt
        if Use_dl_runtime_resolve_opt is set.  Use
        _dl_runtime_resolve_slow if Use_dl_runtime_resolve_slow is set.
        * sysdeps/x86_64/dl-trampoline.S: Include <cpu-features.h>.
        (_dl_runtime_resolve_opt): New.  Defined for AVX and AVX512.
        (_dl_runtime_resolve): Add one for _dl_runtime_resolve_sse_vex.
        * sysdeps/x86_64/dl-trampoline.h (_dl_runtime_resolve_avx_slow):
        (_dl_runtime_resolve_opt): Likewise.
        (_dl_runtime_profile): Define only if _dl_runtime_profile is


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