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From: Rolf Wester <rolf.wester@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] avoiding native call from bytecode issue via dynamic linking
Jeff Henrikson wrote:
> Has anybody considered sidestepping the native/bytecode compatablity
> issue in favor of an all native toplevel?  That is, one which takes an
> expression, compiles it to native code, and loads it back in to code
> space?  For example, write it out to a shared lib, either one for each
> expression (or more likely for efficiency) one for some reasonably sized
> history of expressions.  Then dlopen and dlsym the symbols into place.
> 
It would be great to have a toplevel that compiles to native code. If this
would only be possible under UNIX I would immediately change from NT to
Linux (what I probably should do anyway). Native code compilation in the
toplevel was one of the reasons to consider to use Lisp.

Rolf Wester
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