Interpreter and jit at once ?
oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Thu Apr 23 02:52:09 PDT 1998
Artur Biesiadowski <abies at pg.gda.pl> writes:
> How much changes would it require ?
Quite a lot. The hardest part (last time I looked) was the exception
handling mechanism. Interpreted builds would handle exceptions using
setjmp/longjmp calls, whereas JIT builds would use a completely
different mechanism. There are other issues, such as the way the
dispatch table is constructed. It would be very hard to have a single
build supporting both engines, but it might be possible to do.
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