[LLVMdev] Testing a register allocator

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Tue Sep 19 11:33:18 PDT 2006

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Anton Vayvod wrote:
> Ok, I run make TEST=llc report.html with default allocator, not mine.
> Why LLCBETAOPTION for X86 is local, not linearscan?

We are testing it with the nightly test.  To change it, modify the 
appropriate line (search for -regalloc=local) in 

> I've got some tests having * in some columns (for example, in column with
> register spills count). Does it mean that the test failed?

I don't know, I don't think anyone has used the llc test with the local 
register allocator.



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