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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: Native toplevel? (was: OCamlJit 2.0)
On 17-11-2010, Alain Frisch <alain@frisch.fr> wrote:
> On 11/16/2010 03:52 PM, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>> OCamlJit 2.0 was specifically designed for desktop processors and is
>> not really portable to anything else in its current shape, because
>> the target audience are people using the interactive top-level and
>> the byte-code interpreter for rapid prototyping/development
>
> This looks like a very interesting project!
>
> Does performance really matter that much for rapid 
> prototyping/development?  I can imagine other uses of the toplevel where 
> performance matters more, like theorem provers embedded in the OCaml 
> toplevel.
>

OASIS generates a setup.ml that is interpreted using the toplevel.
Maybe, a native toplevel can enhance the speed of this process (it takes
less than 1 second to run).
http://oasis.forge.ocamlcore.org

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall