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Author Topic: Robust code - On Curiosity and its software  (Read 681 times)


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Robust code - On Curiosity and its software
« on: August 13, 2012, 07:07:35 AM »
An interesting post linked on OS news:

JLOUIS Ramblings - Getting 2.5 Megalines of code to behave

I cannot help but speculate on how the software on the Curiosity rover has been constructed. We know that most of the code is written in C and that it comprises 2.5 Megalines of code, roughly[1]. One may wonder why it is possible to write such a complex system and have it work. This is the Erlang programmers view.