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Re: [avr-gcc-list] How can I use external flash memory?

From: Daniel O'Connor
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] How can I use external flash memory?
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 09:12:41 +1030
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On Monday 30 October 2006 07:29, Bruce D. Lightner wrote:
> As it turned out, the size of the AVR interpreter was about the same as
> the "p-code" interpreter, about 3K bytes.  (Maybe "interpreters" are a
> "Zero Sum Game" of some kind?)  As for the size of a "p-code" routine
> that did more or less the same thing as an "avr-gcc" compiled one, the
> p-code had a clear advantage (2-3x), but this varied greatly according
> to exactly what was being coded (and who was doing it!).

Perhaps you could use some of the extra space to make a JIT compiler (like 
HP's Dynamo project 
http://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/1999/HPL-1999-77.pdf) :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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