Random Program Generators

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Tue Feb 15 11:49:00 GMT 2000


  In message < 38A9ABDD.14FD44FB@apple.com >you write:
  > One of the useful tools for studying compiler execution times is a random
  > program generator - you can use it to generate programs with lots of
  > header but only small source files, etc.  A cursory search of the web
  > reveals only the little generator in utils/spu that I wrote years
  > ago for Cygnus, but surely there must be something else.  Does anybody
  > know of anything that they would recommend?
I believe DEC did something like this as part of a testsuite, but it might
be useful for examining compile time issues too.

jeff



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