Tool helps reduce search for bugs

Monday, 13 February 2006, 12:09 AM EST

A university researcher showed off on Saturday an open-source tool that helps programmers dramatically shrink the amount of code they need to audit to find a particular bug.

The tool, known as Delta, uses a brute-force algorithm to break programs up into snippets of code and then tests the program minus a particular piece of code to see if the error still occurs.

At SecurityFocus.

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