Date: Mon, 8 Feb 1999 18:16:34 +0100
From: Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@inria.fr>
To: Ian T Zimmerman <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Catching Break?
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; from Ian T Zimmerman on Fri, Feb 05, 1999 at 10:00:27AM -0800
> As I didn't get any further followups on this topic, I looked at the
> bytecode compiler and interpreter. (As of Ocaml 2.01) I cannot see
> the "function application" case being done:
All function application instructions (APPLY*) perform a check for signal.
The CHECK_SIGNAL instruction is needed only when a check must be
performed elsewhere (i.e. at the head of a loop body).
- Xavier Leroy
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