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Re: Is test case with 700k lines of code a valid test case?
- From: Jonathan Wakely <jwakely dot gcc at gmail dot com>
- To: Paulo Matos <pmatos at linki dot tools>
- Cc: "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:02:48 +0000
- Subject: Re: Is test case with 700k lines of code a valid test case?
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On 18 March 2016 at 12:45, Paulo Matos wrote:
> On 14/03/16 16:31, Andrey Tarasevich wrote:
>> 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.
> I would think it's useful but a reduced version would be great.
> Can you reduce the test? If you need a hand, I can help. Contact me
> directly and I will give it a try.
It's probably crashing because it's too large, so if you reduce it
then it won't crash.