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Re: Is test case with 700k lines of code a valid test case?


Yeah, I guess attempt to commit a C file with 700K lines of code wonât end well for a developer.

Thanks for clarifying things!

> On 14 Mar 2016, at 17:05, C BergstrÃm <cbergstrom@pathscale.com> wrote:
> 
> I don't speak with any community authority - I think your test tool is
> misconfigured then. I don't see any pragmatic reason to generate such
> a test. It's unlikely to mirror any real world code and artificial
> test cases like this, at best only serve as some arbitrary data point.
> 
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:52 PM, Andrey Tarasevich
> <tarasevich@cs.uni-saarland.de> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 14 Mar 2016, at 16:39, C BergstrÃm <cbergstrom@pathscale.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:31 PM, Andrey Tarasevich
>>> <tarasevich@cs.uni-saarland.de> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> I have a source file with 700k lines of code 99% of which are printf() statements. Compiling this test case crashes GCC 5.3.0 with segmentation fault.
>>>> Can such test case be considered valid or source files of size 35 MB are too much for a C compiler and it should crash? It crashes on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with 16GB of RAM.
>>> 
>>> Sorry I can't help, but troll reply..
>>> ------------
>>> If you're intentionally combining everything into a single source for
>>> optimization reasons - you can expect it to really stress and hit many
>>> problems in the compiler.
>>> 
>>> If your code is just extremely poorly written or not organized well -
>>> I'd encourage you to both file bug reports (of a more reduced nature
>>> than 700ksloc) and refactor things so that it's better designed.
>> 
>> Not that I intentionally written such code, but it was automatically generated by test tool.


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