[racket-dev] A disassembler for Racket

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Jan 5 17:43:08 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 5:39 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote at 01/05/2011 05:28 PM:
>> I've been on-and-off working on a disassembler for jitted x86 functions in
>> Racket,
> This is great, Sam.  Thank you.
> Your problem now is that, while some CL-type people will like to see
> assembly dumps, they will grumble about any missed optimizations. :)

Well, the first step is seeing the problem ...

More seriously, the reason that I'm interested in this is that with
things like the TR optimizer, understanding the behavior of Racket at
the assembly level is all the more important.  Hopefully this will
lead to improvements at both the optimizer and the JIT level.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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