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Re: [csmith-dev] Large local arrays
> Perhaps the right solution is a command-line option limiting the size of any
> given array? Certainly people using Csmith to test embedded compilers will
> need this (probably in addition to options limiting structs, and limiting
> total memory usage of the generated code).
A single setting for all arrays (both local and global) may well be enough.
For desktop computers, I asked and it turns out that modern platforms
are more sophisticated than I thought:
With the automatic growth method that seems standard according
to these answers, there should be no issue when setting
the single setting to a high value.
For embedded environments, both stack and data segment would be
limited to about the same order of magnitude,
so again, a single setting would be fine.