[racket] assembly language

From: Ray Racine (ray.racine at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Sep 25 20:58:08 EDT 2012

A couple of years ago or so, time does run like water, Larceny merged in a
x86 assembler which 100% scheme.  If I recall the original project was 100%
standalone x86 assembler / linker.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Stephen Bloch <bloch at adelphi.edu> wrote:

> On Sep 25, 2012, at 7:38 PM, Hugh Aguilar <hughaguilar96 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am writing a Forth system. I want it to be interactive in the usual
> Forth way. This means assembling a function at run-time and immediately
> being able to run the assembled function.
> ... I'm much better off if I can just assemble the functions at run-time
> for the Forth system (which is compile-time for the user's Forth program).
> The traditional way to implement a Forth compiler, IIUC,  isn't to
> generate executable machine code at all, but rather to generate a sequence
> of word-references that are interpreted as procedure calls by the Forth
> interpreter (which is in native executable code, but written in advance).
> Or are you talking about some kind of JIT compiler?
> Stephen Bloch
> sbloch at adelphi.edu
> who last implemented a Forth system in 1983; I presume things have changed
> since then!
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