[m-dev.] Summer Student Report

Samrith UONG samuong at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 11:39:13 AEDT 2006

On 1/11/06, Ralph Becket <rafe at cs.mu.oz.au> wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> Peter Ross, Tuesday, 10 January 2006:
> > It's not clear to me if your GA code for finding the best set of
> > options would work for any Mercury program.
> What makes you think it's dependent on the program being tested?  The
> Mercury code just slurps up the results of the previous generation and
> outputs new sets of flags to try in the next generation.  It's the shell
> script (which Sam is writing now) that will be responsible for compiling
> and running programs.

It should also be fairly simple to modify the shell script to work
with any arbitrary program.  The program currently uses the benchmark
programs in "benchmarks" under CVS.


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