[erlang-questions] McErlang

zxq9 zxq9@REDACTED
Tue Oct 3 09:40:31 CEST 2017

On 2017年10月03日 火曜日 08:27:06 Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> On 10/03/2017 07:13 AM, zxq9 wrote:
> >> Now this looked like a very useful tool, but before I
> >> spend any time getting a clean compilation,
> >>    - is anyone else (still) using McErlang?
> >>    - has McErlang been replaced by something better that
> >>      I can afford?
> >>    - or should I just forget all about it?
> > ... <SNIP> ...
> > 
> > Concurrent model testing in Erlang is a rather large gap we have that
> > tends to get covered by actual runs and post-mortem analysis. Which is
> > actually fine for the majority of cases (clearly; we've gotten this far)
> > but having a tool that can do for concurrent sequence testing what tools
> > like PropER can do for functional testing would be quite useful.
> I think that you should really take a look at Concuerror.
> 	http://concuerror.com/
> Besides various tutorials, which are quite comprehensive, it also comes 
> with (not always easy to read) papers that explain its technology and 
> its differences from McErlang.
> I am of course very partial, since I'm heavily involved in its design 
> and development, but it's in many ways a superior tool.
> Hope that others find it useful; some already have.

Wow, awesome!

This is an area I haven't had a chance to get on board with yet (limited
time) but I'm very glad that ROK's email wound up pointing me toward both
McErlang and inadvertently led me to Concuerror.

Thank you guys for the link!


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