# sbv: Symbolic Bit Vectors: Prove bit-precise program properties using SMT solvers.

Express properties about bit-precise Haskell programs and automatically prove them using SMT solvers. The SBV library adds support for symbolic bit vectors, allowing formal models of bit-precise programs to be created.

$ ghci -XScopedTypeVariables Prelude> :m Data.SBV Prelude Data.SBV> prove $ \(x::SWord8) -> x `shiftL` 2 .== 4*x Q.E.D. Prelude Data.SBV> prove $ forAll ["x"] $ \(x::SWord8) -> x `shiftL` 2 .== x Falsifiable. Counter-example: x = 128 :: SWord8

The library introduces the following types and concepts:

`SBool`

: Symbolic Booleans (bits)`SWord8`

,`SWord16`

,`SWord32`

,`SWord64`

: Symbolic Words (unsigned)`SInt8`

,`SInt16`

,`SInt32`

,`SInt64`

: Symbolic Ints (signed)`SArray`

,`SFunArray`

: Flat arrays of symbolic valuesSymbolic polynomials over GF(2^n), and polynomial arithmetic

Uninterpreted constants and functions over symbolic values

Predicates (i.e., functions that return `SBool`

) built out of
these types can be:

proven correct via an external SMT solver (the

`prove`

function)checked for satisfiability (the

`sat`

and`allSat`

functions)quick-checked

In addition to the library, the installation will create the
executable `SBVUnitTests`

. You should run it once the installation is complete,
to make sure the unit tests are run and all is well.

SBV is hosted at GitHub: http://github.com/LeventErkok/sbv. Comments, bug reports, and patches are always welcome.

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Dependencies | array (>=0.3.0.1), base (>=3 && <5), containers (>=0.3.0.0), deepseq (>=1.1.0.2), directory (>=1.0.1.1), filepath (>=1.1.0.4), HUnit (>=1.2.2.3), mtl (>=2.0.1.0), old-time (>=1.0.0.5), process (>=1.0.1.3), QuickCheck (>=2.4.0.1), strict-concurrency (>=0.2.4.1) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Copyright | Levent Erkok, 2011 |

Author | Levent Erkok |

Maintainer | Levent Erkok (erkokl@gmail.com) |

Category | Formal Methods, Theorem Provers, Bit vectors, Symbolic Computation, Math |

Home page | http://github.com/LeventErkok/sbv |

Uploaded | by LeventErkok at Tue Jan 18 16:49:25 UTC 2011 |

Distributions | Arch:8.3, Debian:7.12, LTSHaskell:7.13, NixOS:8.3, Stackage:8.3 |

Executables | SBVUnitTests |

Downloads | 35102 total (520 in the last 30 days) |

Rating | 2.75 (votes: 9) [estimated by rule of succession] |

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## Flags

Name | Description | Default | Type |
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test | Run the unit-test suite after build | Disabled | Automatic |

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info

## Downloads

- sbv-0.9.7.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (as included in the package)