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Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Wed May 14 12:06:01 PDT 2003

> Hi guys,


> I finally managed to get my ported version to pass about 30% of the test
> cases in interpreter mode. Found a few bugs in the underlying framework, 
> and many more are still to be discovered, I am afraid. 
> Anyway, I am looking for a few suggestions on how to get started on the
> JIT, so I got a couple questions for you guys.
> First, what's the main difference between jit and jit3? Any
> particular reason why I should choose one over the other? 

JIT3 is "current", although there is some dispute over whether it is 
better.  It will mostly likely be the one that gets the most attention 
though, so you should port it.

> Second, even if we (my projectmates and I) managed to write the jit code
> all at once, we certainly wouldn't expect it to work right off, not even
> on (apparently) simple tests like HelloWorld. So, how should we go about
> it? I mean, we might want to test a few features/opcodes at a time... any
> suggestions on how to get started?

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> Thanks a lot you guys!
> Gerlando

tim stack

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