Generalized Instrumentation Aid
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30
The Generalized Instrumentation Aid provides a mechanism to automate the instrumentation of a program in a way that is highly reconfigurable for different languages and operating systems. The instrumentation capabilities are sufficient to implement a variety of diagnostic tools such as symbolic debuggers, test coverage analyzers, assertion checkers, performance analyzers, etc.