Tailor-made compiler qualification for a perfect fit

The realisation that qualified compilers are a necessity in the development of safety-critical applications is finally hitting home in the automotive industry. Yet not every company has the capacity to qualify a compiler themselves for their specific configuration and...

Discover source code errors before someone else does

As programmers, we all make mistakes. Writing first-time-right C or C++ code is very unusual. One important function of a compiler is to spot these errors, issue diagnostics and prevent object code generation. If a compiler fails to detect source code errors they will...

Application source code testing is not enough

It may sound as too obvious, but there is a big difference between the source code and the compiler generated code for an application. For one, compiler generated code is more complicated, because it often includes duplicated, and specialized, source code. So, why is...

The new SuperTest Release is here!

As you may have seen on social media last week, the latest SuperTest release is here. It’s called SuperTest Vermeer Release and we’re very proud of it. Why? Because it reflects one of the things that the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer was most famous for – an...

How do you mitigate compiler errors?

In all our years of compiler testing, there’s one thing we can say for certain – no compiler is perfect. It’s inevitable that whenever you really put a new or old compiler through its paces you’ll find an error. That’s why compiler qualification for safety-critical...