Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    

This site is updated infrequently. For up-to-date information, please visit the new OCaml website at

Browse thread
[Caml-list] The Bytecode Interpreter...
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: -- (:)
From: David MENTRE <david.mentre@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The Bytecode Interpreter...

2005/10/21, Jonathan Roewen <>:
> How does the toplevel differ from the bytecode interpreter?

No difference. Toplevel expression are compiled as bytecode and then
executed by bytecode interpreter.

> Am I right that bytecode just runs in a VM?


> Also, is the VM written in OCaml itself?

No, in C (see directory byterun/ in ocaml source code).