Ada Compiler Evaluation Capability (ACEC) Final Technical Report Release 3.0
Final rept. 9 Oct 1990-27 Jul 1992
BOEING DEFENSE AND SPACE GROUP WICHITA KS
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This is the Final Technical Report for the ACEC Release 3.0. The first release of the ACEC program developed a Software Product consisting of a suite of benchmark test programs, support tools, a Readers Guide, a Users Guide, and a Version Description Document VDD. The second release of the ACEC corrected problems found in the first release approximately 300 new performance tests, assessors for program library systems, symbolic debuggers, and system diagnostics, a new tool to simplify the preparation of input to MEDIAN, and a Single System Analysis SSA tool and upgraded supporting documentation to permit a user to assess the performance of Ada compilation systems. The third release of the ACEC significantly improves usability and coverage. It adds 1 A systematic Pretest phase which guides the user through the adaptation necessary to run the ACEC on a new compilation system and the recording of the choices made for later reference 2 The user documentation has been enhanced, and provides more information to simplify execution of the ACEC and interpretation of the results 3 The sample command files have been modified in order to simplify the effort required to adapt to other Ada compilation systems and 4 New performance tests have been added, including test problems.
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