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JIT-compilation for OCaml?
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Date: 2001-01-04 (13:04)
From: Markus Mottl <mottl@m...>
Subject: Re: JIT-compilation for OCaml?
On Wed, 03 Jan 2001, Mattias Waldau wrote:
> If you just want portability, then why not generate Java-byte code instead
> of Ocaml-bytecode. Then you can distribute you Ocaml-applications in Jars.
> And you can benefit from the JIT of SUN etc, for example SUN's latest JIT
> called HotSpot.

This would be a (pragmatic) possibility. As far as I have heard, OCaml
byte code has advantages over and/or is cleaner than Java byte code. I
am not competent here to judge this - details anybody?

- Markus Mottl

Markus Mottl, mottl@miss.wu-wien.ac.at, http://miss.wu-wien.ac.at/~mottl