[LLVMdev] [Proposal] GSoC 2008 project proposal for improving the llvm-test testsuite
rajikacc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 09:31:15 PDT 2008
Thanks for the input, I'll do the necessary arrangements.
On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 9:48 PM, Duncan Sands <baldrick at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi, sounds like a nice project. Some comments below.
> > *1. Project title:*
> > Extend the llvm-test testsuite to include new programs and
> benchmaraks -> benchmarks
> > and give a web service interface to run a test build remotely.
> Also, this is not a title, it is a summary. How about calling it:
> "Improve the llvm testsuite"
> > *2. Abstract:*
> > LLVM is a collection of libraries and header files of a virtual
> > and has a GCC-front end in which C/C++ programs can be compiled into
> > bitcode.
> How about: LLVM is a set of libraries and tools for code optimization,
> including a a virtual machine and a GCC-front end capable of compiling
> C, C++, ObjectiveC, Ada and Fortran programs.
> > The aim of this project is to improve the testsuite of LLVM, which is
> improve the testsuite of LLVM -> improve the LLVM testsuite
> > extremely useful task.
> In general it is a bad idea to make this kind of unsupported claim: saying
> that something is "extremely useful" without explaining *why* it is
> useful. You would do better to say: This would be extremely useful
> X, Y and Z.
> > So the tesuite of the llvm is extended by including
> > this new programs and benchmarks.
> -> Firstly, by expanding the coverage of the testsuite by adding new
> and benchmarks.
> At this point I had to go and do something else - I may be able to comment
> Best wishes,
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