Monday, July 17, 2006

Short Circuit Analysis

I've checked in some code that detects branches to branches and merges them if they meet some basic requirements. As such, Boomerang can now generate code like:

if (a < b && b < c) {
// x
} else {
// y
}

instead of generating a goto statement. I've checked in a couple of test programs that exercise this analysis. I havn't looked at how this analysis effects loops or more obscure control structures.. so there could well be bugs here.

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