A guide to applying the patch, building, and testing lipta

The current lipta patch is released for gcc-4.6.0. The list of pre-requisites for gcc-4.6.0 can be found here. A detailed compilation of the steps to install the prerequisites can be found here. A simpler installation guide after installing the prerequisites is given below.

If you wish to use the full pointer analysis (ipta), replace lipta by ipta in each step

Step I : Downloading the gcc source code tarball and patch files

Step II : Applying the patch

Step III : Building GCC 4.6.0

Step IV : Testing lipta