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There is a very big problem with natural loops. The problem is with the natural loop definition which is ``a single entry point whose header dominates all the nodes in the loop''. Natural loop detection does not deal with irreducible loops, as defined previously. This problem can be demonstrated in Figure 2
As the reader can see both B and D are entry points into C. Also
neither D nor B dominates C. This throws a huge wrench into the
algorithm and makes it only able to pick up loops that fall under
the specification of a natural loop or reducible loop3.5.