[plt-scheme] Compiling vs interpreting

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Sat Jun 16 08:31:07 EDT 2007

On 6/16/07, Jakub Piotr Cłapa <jpc at pld-linux.org> wrote:
> Matthew Flatt wrote:
> > Also, that compilation to native code via mzc is rarely useful these
> > days. The built-in bytecode optimizer and the bytecode-to-native JIT
> > generally outperform mzc output. That said, you may well have some
> > reason to use mzc...
> Mzced code outperforms the interpreted one in load time. :)

But that's not really a fair comparison. Shouldn't you be comparing
.zo loading times to mzc'd loading times? (You can build .zo files
with "mzc -k file.ss" which will recursively compile to .zo the


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