[LLVMdev] Staged LLVM emulator

Patrick Meredith pmeredit at uiuc.edu
Thu Sep 15 11:44:16 PDT 2005

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Subject: Re: [LLVMdev] Staged LLVM emulator

On Thu, 15 Sep 2005, Patrick Meredith wrote:
> Were there ever any plans to make a staged emulator that only JIT's hot
> functions (interpreting the lesser used ones)?  Emulators such as this
> to perform better when there are a lot of infrequently used functions.

I'm not aware of any work to implement this sort of thing, but it 
shouldn't be too hard.  We're currently lacking a decent interpreter, so 
that would be the first place to start.



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I might be able to work on that in spare time, we'll see.  Do you think it's
a worthwhile thing to work on?

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