cmd/compile: ensure first instruction in a function is not inlined

People are using this to get the name of the function from a function type:


Unfortunately, this technique falls down when the first instruction
of the function is from an inlined callee. Then the expression above
gets you the name of the inlined function instead of the function itself.

To fix this, ensure that the first instruction is never from an inlinee.
Normally functions have prologs so those are already fine. In just the
cases where a function is a leaf with no local variables, and an instruction
from an inlinee appears first in the prog list, add a nop at the start
of the function to hold a non-inlined position.

Consider the nop a "mini-prolog" for leaf functions.

Fixes #58300

Change-Id: Ie37092f4ac3167fe8e5ef4a2207b14abc1786897
Run-TryBot: Keith Randall <>
TryBot-Result: Gopher Robot <>
Reviewed-by: Heschi Kreinick <>
Reviewed-by: David Chase <>
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