Section: New Software and Platforms


Do It Yourself

Keyword: Parallelism

Functional Description: The diy suite provides a set of tools for testing shared memory models: the litmus tool for running tests on hardware, various generators for producing tests from concise specifications, and herd, a memory model simulator. Tests are small programs written in x86, Power or ARM assembler that can thus be generated from concise specification, run on hardware, or simulated on top of memory models. Test results can be handled and compared using additional tools.

  • Participants: Jade Alglave and Luc Maranget

  • Partner: University College London UK

  • Contact: Luc Maranget

  • URL: http://diy.inria.fr/