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Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:09:56 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: formats that duplicate dynamics

On 01/27/2013 03:35 AM, Solar Designer wrote:
> However, there's a more general issue: can't the same be implemented as
> a dynamic format?  In fact, doesn't one of the predefined dynamic formats
> support these same hashes already?  Maybe we should just document what
> predefined dynamic format should be used, and make this prominent in its
> FORMAT_NAME (so that it'll be seen on --test runs)?

Another option is to write such a warning during init() or some other
format specific function.
Then, you'd have a full line of text, which is harder not to recognize.
(Added bonus: If we do the same for formats which were part of jumbo-7,
relbench would still be able to compare those formats without the need
to use benchmark-unify.


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