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[PULL,1/2] docs/devel: Document decodetree no-overlap groups

Message ID 20200804160843.30245-2-peter.maydell@linaro.org
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Peter Maydell Aug. 4, 2020, 4:08 p.m. UTC
From: Richard Henderson <richard.henderson@linaro.org>

When support for this feature went in, the update to the
documentation was forgotten.

Fixes: 067e8b0f45d6
Reported-by: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Richard Henderson <richard.henderson@linaro.org>
Reviewed-by: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
Message-id: 20200803205708.315829-1-richard.henderson@linaro.org
Signed-off-by: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
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 docs/devel/decodetree.rst | 29 ++++++++++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/docs/devel/decodetree.rst b/docs/devel/decodetree.rst
index ce7f52308ff..74f66bf46e2 100644
--- a/docs/devel/decodetree.rst
+++ b/docs/devel/decodetree.rst
@@ -173,18 +173,25 @@  Pattern Groups
 
 Syntax::
 
-  group    := '{' ( pat_def | group )+ '}'
+  group            := overlap_group | no_overlap_group
+  overlap_group    := '{' ( pat_def | group )+ '}'
+  no_overlap_group := '[' ( pat_def | group )+ ']'
 
-A *group* begins with a lone open-brace, with all subsequent lines
-indented two spaces, and ending with a lone close-brace.  Groups
-may be nested, increasing the required indentation of the lines
-within the nested group to two spaces per nesting level.
+A *group* begins with a lone open-brace or open-bracket, with all
+subsequent lines indented two spaces, and ending with a lone
+close-brace or close-bracket.  Groups may be nested, increasing the
+required indentation of the lines within the nested group to two
+spaces per nesting level.
 
-Unlike ungrouped patterns, grouped patterns are allowed to overlap.
-Conflicts are resolved by selecting the patterns in order.  If all
-of the fixedbits for a pattern match, its translate function will
-be called.  If the translate function returns false, then subsequent
-patterns within the group will be matched.
+Patterns within overlap groups are allowed to overlap.  Conflicts are
+resolved by selecting the patterns in order.  If all of the fixedbits
+for a pattern match, its translate function will be called.  If the
+translate function returns false, then subsequent patterns within the
+group will be matched.
+
+Patterns within no-overlap groups are not allowed to overlap, just
+the same as ungrouped patterns.  Thus no-overlap groups are intended
+to be nested inside overlap groups.
 
 The following example from PA-RISC shows specialization of the *or*
 instruction::
@@ -200,7 +207,7 @@  instruction::
 When the *cf* field is zero, the instruction has no side effects,
 and may be specialized.  When the *rt* field is zero, the output
 is discarded and so the instruction has no effect.  When the *rt2*
-field is zero, the operation is ``reg[rt] | 0`` and so encodes
+field is zero, the operation is ``reg[r1] | 0`` and so encodes
 the canonical register copy operation.
 
 The output from the generator might look like::