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Re: Compilation to native

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Compilation to native
Date: 12 Apr 2004 16:57:35 -0400
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> This optimisation more than doubles the speed of the generated
> function.  The optimisation adds two new byte operations.  As a start
> the new operations always take parameters that are four bytes wide.  I
> think the loading of these four bytes is the cause of the slower byte
> interpretation.

I don't understand.  Could you give us more info about what those new byte
ops are and what they're used for (and maybe why you think they make things
slower in the byte-interpreter, tho I should be able to figure that out on
my own at that point).


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