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[Frama-c-discuss] Jessie plugin - more than 6, 000 VCs generated

On 18/10/2013 09:26, David MENTRE wrote:
> 2013/10/17 Nanci Naomi <nnarai at>:
>>> 3. Buy/rent a faster machine.
>> our machine is a Mac Boo Pro, processor: 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7, memory: 8
>> GB.
>> this example with about 2,000 VCs is verified in about 10 minutes, but our
>> original source code with 6,000 VCs is analyzed very slowly, the Alt-ergo
>> prover takes about 24 hours without finishing the analysis.
> Probably the main issue is that each time you make a modification, you
> need to redo *all* the VCs. Not very usable in practice.
> GNATprove (technology similar to Frama-C but applied on Ada) provides
> a cache mechanism that avoids re-doing VCs that haven't changed. Maybe
> a future improvement for Frama-C?

If you are using the plugin Jessie or the plugin WP, you can already 
prove your goal using why3. And why3 has a session mechanism through the 
commands why3ide, why3replayer and why3session. A session allow you the 
kind of cache David is referring.

In fact GNATprove also use why3 for that ;).

Best regards,