[LLVMdev] Script for stressing llc

Sean Silva silvas at purdue.edu
Thu Jul 11 13:09:51 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Hal Finkel <hfinkel at anl.gov> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > The only precedent I have seen in recent years for shell scripts is
> > the (absolutely insanely amazingly well-written)
> > utils/TableGen/tdtags.
> >
> >
> > Ignoring the issue of whether this kind of tool belongs in the repo,
> Ah, but do you have an opinion on that?
For me, the biggest question is whether this will

1. Identify a bunch of bugs, and then they will be fixed, and then the
script turns up no more bugs.
2. Turn up new bugs with regular frequency as options are varied.

In case 1, this is really a short-term tool that few people need to
actually run and file the bugs it finds. In case 2, we really want this
kind of script to make it as easy as possible for as many people as
possible to use in as many configurations as possible, and so it makes
sense to have it in-tree and available. Which case do you think this falls

-- Sean Silva
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