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[Frama-c-discuss] ask for slicing spec

Thanks for your response. I think my question is well answered.

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 11:58 AM, CUOQ Pascal <Pascal.CUOQ at> wrote:

> >> This seems to be
> >> impossible because frama-c changes the CIL API to some extent. Am I
> >> correct?
> >
> >One of the goals of Frama-C is to provide a library for developing new
> >analyzers. But you're correct: Frama-C comes with its own version of CIL
> >which is not compatible with the official Berkeley's version of CIL.
> Specifically, we needed to change CIL neither because there is anything
> wrong with it, nor because we like gratuitously forking existing
> projects, but because we needed to add support for ACSL annotations
> and also because some of CIL transformations, which can remove bugs,
> were fine in the context of a transformer of correct programs but
> were not acceptable in the context of a collection of correct static
> analyzers. The philosophy for the latter transformations is to
> keep them but insert in the AST enough information to determine
> at analysis time if there was a bug in the original code.
> Pascal
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