Milu is an efficient and flexible C mutation testing tool designed for both first order and highe order mutation testing. The name 'Milu' is from a deer composed of four other animals. It has a horse's head, a deer's antlers, a donkey's body and a cow's hooves.


The source code of Milu 3.2 is availalbe at Github

Build in Ubuntu

  1. sudo apt-get install build-essential libglib2.0-dev llvm libclang-dev
  2. git clone
  3. cd Milu
  4. make

If you've downloaded Milu, please let me know. If you are using Milu as part of your research work (e.g. comparing your tool against it), then please cite the following paper.


This project was supported by the EPSRC grant, EP/D050863(SEBASE) and the ORSAS.