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STOP! The official Copilot repos are now at https://github.com/Copilot-Language/.
Copilot: a stream DSL
Copilot is a stream (i.e., infinite lists) domain-specific language (DSL) in Haskell that compiles into embedded C. Copilot is similar in spirit to languages like Lustre. Copilot contains an interpreter, multiple back-end compilers, and other verification tools.
Copilot is comprised of a number of sub-projects which are automatically installed when you install Copilot from Hackage, as described below. (These are tracked as Git submodules in Copilot.)
copilot-language The front-end of Copilot defining the user language.
copilot-libraries User-supplied libraries for Copilot, including linear-temporal logic, fault-tolerant voting, regular expressions, etc.
copilot-core The core language, which efficiently represents Copilot expressions. The core is only of interest to implementers wishing to add a new back-end to Copilot.
copilot-cbmc A tool to generate a driver using CBMC, a third-party tool (see Dependencies below) that proves that the code generated by different C back-ends is equivalent. Currently, this includes the C99 back-end and the SBV back-end.
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copilot-discussion Contains a tutorial, todos, and other items regarding the Copilot system.
Sources for each package are available on Github as well. Just go to [Github](github.com) and search for the package of interest. Feel free to fork!
Comments, bug reports, and patches are always welcome. Send them to leepike @ gmail.com
Please see the files under the Examples directory for a number of examples showing the syntax, use of libraries, and use of the interpreter and back-ends. The examples is the best way to start.
- From Hackage:
The Copilot library is cabalized. Assuming you have cabal and the GHC compiler installed (the Haskell Platform is the easiest way to obtain these), it should merely be a matter of running
cabal install copilot
with an Internet connection. Please see the INSTALL file for installation details.
git clone https://github.com/leepike/Copilot.git git submodule update --init make test
Once the installation is done, you can run the executable
XXX which will
execute the regression test suite for sbv on your machine.
Note there is a TravisCI build (linked to at the top of this README) if you have trouble building/installing.
copilot-cbmc depends on the C model-checker, CBMC. CBMC is a bounded model-checker for C code. We use CBMC to prove that two back-ends generating C generate semantically equivalent C, to help detect bugs in C back-ends.
Copilot is distributed with the BSD3 license. The license file contains the BSD3 verbiage.
Copilot was developed, in part, with support from NASA's Aviation Safety Program, Contract #NNL08AD13T. Copilot was developed jointly by Galois, Inc. and the National Institute of Aerospace.
The following people have contributed to Copilot: Lee Pike, Nis Wegmann, Sebastian Niller, Robin Morisset, Alwyn Goodloe, and Levent Erkok.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the copilot README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.