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Date: 2010-01-01 (17:54)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml, llvm and generating code at runtime
On Friday 01 January 2010 17:39:15 Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
> LLVM is rumored to be a bit faster, but is also rumored to be slow as a
> pure JIT (just in time) code generated (w.r.t. to other non Ocaml
> implementations - eg SBCL or CLISP common lisp).

Are you saying that LLVM's JIT is slow to generate code or that the code it 
generates runs slow?

> Polyml 
> is also supposed to be a JIT-ed SML implementation (it is SML not Ocaml). A
> few years ago, metaocaml existed, but seems dead today.

Walid said that MetaOCaml was going to relive back in August 2008:

> Happy new year to everyone!

Happy New Year!

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.