[racket] assembly language

From: Alex Shinn (alexshinn at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Sep 26 02:04:46 EDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Ray Racine <ray.racine at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

It's Jonathan Kraut's Sassy (http://sassy.sourceforge.net/).
There's a Chicken egg of it available as well.


> 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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