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Re: guile-vm 0.7 released

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: guile-vm 0.7 released
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 12:20:58 -0300
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Andy Wingo escreveu:

>  * Guile-VM does not currently offer a significant speed advantage over
>    the interpreter. It is mostly faster by about 2 times or so, but
>    sometimes slower. On the other hand I haven't profiled it yet. And,
>    on the other other hand, loading compiled code is really quick.

On a related note: how close could this get to executing the C-bindings? The 
interpreter contains lots of C code that could have just as well have been 
written in Scheme.  It would be cool to drop some of this if there is no
speed penalty? 

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