This tool prints some basic information about a file containing a parameterised Boolean equation system. It indicates the number of minimal and maximal fixed point equations, as well as the alternation depth of the PBES. Optionally, the parameterised variables of the PBES can also be listed.

Manual page for pbesinfo


pbesinfo   [OPTION]... [INFILE]


Print basic information about the PBES in INFILE. If INFILE is not present, standard input is used.

Command line options

-f , --full

display the predicate variables and their signature


use input format FORMAT:


BES in internal format


PBES in internal format


BES in PGSolver format


PBES in textual (mCRL2) format


append timing measurements to FILE. Measurements are written to standard error if no FILE is provided

Standard options

-q , --quiet

do not display warning messages

-v , --verbose

display short intermediate messages

-d , --debug

display detailed intermediate messages


display intermediate messages up to and including level

-h , --help

display help information


display version information


display help information, including hidden and experimental options


Wieger Wesselink; Alexander van Dam