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Re: On elisp running native

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: On elisp running native
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:47:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andrea Corallo <address@hidden> writes:

> I wrote a small page to describe what I did and how it works plus the
> current status not to have the information spread in various mails.
> http://akrl.sdf.org/gccemacs.html

Wow, that's exciting!

A couple of questions:

> * Native compiler is not re-entrant: 
>  Just top level functions are native compiled, the others (lambda
>  included) are still kept as byte-code.

Is that a fundamental limitation, or have you just not gotten around to
it yet?

Also, I'm wondering about debugging: I spend a lot of time in Emacs just
edebugging or in the *Backtrace* buffer.  Does the natively compiled
code mean that all that has to happen in gdb now?

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