GNU superoptimiser

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GNU superoptimiser definition

(GSO) A function sequence generator that uses an exhaustive generate-and-test approach to find the shortest instruction sequence for a given function. Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Tom Wood. You have to tell the superoptimiser which function and which CPU you want to get code for. This is useful for compiler writers.
FTP superopt-2.2.tar.Z from a GNU archive site.
Generates code for DEC Alpha, SPARC, Intel 80386, 88000, RS/6000, 68000, 29000 and Pyramid (SP, AP and XP).
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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