all: add SliceToArrayPointer instruction

CL 332049 added support for slice to array pointer, which introduced in
go1.17, by using Convert instruction. However, the conversion can fail
dynamically, while all current conversion instructions can not. That
leads to inconsistent with other parts of SSA IR.

@timothy-king suggested to add new instruction for this conversion, this
CL implements that.

Fixes golang/go#46987

Change-Id: I1a00d51e257d2b3eabc2c37e3a09b78754193a78
Trust: Cuong Manh Le <>
Trust: Bryan C. Mills <>
Run-TryBot: Cuong Manh Le <>
gopls-CI: kokoro <>
TryBot-Result: Go Bot <>
Reviewed-by: Tim King <>
11 files changed
tree: 337c30ea3fb84a370a8ee6320963a28b1e9a3f3d
  1. benchmark/
  2. blog/
  3. cmd/
  4. container/
  5. copyright/
  6. cover/
  7. go/
  8. godoc/
  9. gopls/
  10. imports/
  11. internal/
  12. playground/
  13. present/
  14. refactor/
  15. txtar/
  16. .gitattributes
  17. .gitignore
  18. .prettierrc
  20. codereview.cfg
  23. go.mod
  24. go.sum

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