[LLVMdev] Using benchmarks from SPEC (gcc, bzip2...)

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 20:53:55 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Silvio Ricardo Cordeiro
<silvioricardoc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm planning on implementing a register allocator on LLVM and I've noticed
> that the LLVM test suite supports SPEC's CINT2006 benchmarks with some
> makefiles. Since SPEC seems to be way too expensive, but some (all?) of its
> programs are available for free, I was thinking of making my own SPEC-based
> test suite.
> How hard would it be for me to integrate whole-program benchmarks in LLVM?
> Thanks in advance.

LLVM already has a whole-program benchmarks; see
http://llvm.org/docs/TestingGuide.html#testsuiterun .


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