[plt-scheme] JIT and flonums

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Dec 28 17:55:43 EST 2007

Joyous day!  Should my code run in 3.99 I'll do some benchmarking.


On Dec 28, 2007 10:52 PM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> The latest in SVN (v3.99.0.7) includes new JIT support on x86 for
> inlining flonum (i.e., inexact real) arithmetic. I expect to fill in
> x86_64 and PPC support next week.
> This change makes inexact-heavy microbenchmarks run 2-3 times as fast.
> It might be useful for real programs, too, but I don't seem to have any
> interesting floating-point applications to try out.
> Matthew

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