[LLVMdev] Staged LLVM emulator

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Thu Sep 15 12:28:26 PDT 2005

On Thu, 15 Sep 2005, Patrick Meredith wrote:
> 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?

If you're interested in working on this, you should probably talk to Chris 
Morgan, who was recently asking about the interpreter:


> -----Original Message-----
> From: llvmdev-bounces at cs.uiuc.edu [mailto:llvmdev-bounces at cs.uiuc.edu] On
> Behalf Of Chris Lattner
> Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 1:18 PM
> To: LLVM Developers Mailing List
> 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
> tend
>> 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.
> -Chris



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