CSC455 - Compilers

Team: Peanut Butter Tortoise

"Slow and steady wins the race."

Team Members : Roles

  • Chetan Bhole : Team Lead, Developer, Tester
  • Stan Park : Tester, Reporter
  • Amal Fahad : Developer, GCC Guru

Project Vision

  • Eat peanut butter.
  • Beat hare.

Project Plan

Performance is secondary. The main goal is to try to have correct code.

The following is the current tentative plan:

  • Decide how we will fuse the code created by different team members.
  • Find bugs that were present in the system.
  • Rectify bugs.
  • Brainstorm for ideas for improving performance of the system.

Session Summaries


Time open: 630PM

Attendees: Chetan, Amal, Stan

Minute taker: Stan


  • Who has working optimizations
  • Code merging


  • Chetan has value numbering. Bugs:
    • Doesn't include initial constants
    • Globals
    • Function parameters
  • Amal has constant prop. Bugs:
    • Constants only propagate from the immediate predecessor
  • Stan has dead code elimination. Bugs:
    • Immediately marks array accesses


  • None

Open issues:

  • DVN or SVN?
  • Fix bugs in all passes.
  • Additional optimizations?
  • Need more peanut butter.

Time close: 706PM

-- StanPark - 25 Mar 2008


Tag and Naushad stole our idea of having a motto. And they may claim that we will claim that it is stolen. -- StanPark - 24 Mar 2008


Made this wiki page today. -- StanPark - 23 Mar 2008

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