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Re: Scheme compiler of Guile 1.9.2

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Scheme compiler of Guile 1.9.2
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2009 16:13:13 -0300

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 10:00 AM, weblily<address@hidden> wrote:
> Compiling LilyPond's scheme code might lead to a considerable speed up.
> Guile 1.9.2 comes with a scheme compiler. I 've tried now for some time to
> get the compiler running, but it will need some more work.
> * Is anyone doing the same and wants to share his/her experiences with me?
> * Are there any opinions about possible speed ups? Does using a compiler for
> Scheme make sense after all?

Most of the code that takes a lot of time runs in C++. In random
order: formatting beams, formatting slurs, spacing & line breaking.
Before investing a lot of time in optimizing things, I recommend
running a profile.

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