[plt-scheme] Improving mzc output

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Jan 10 13:48:04 EST 2005

On Jan 10, Blake McBride wrote:
> Is there any plan to improve mzc?  As you are all probably aware,
> the output of mzc offers little optimization when compared to
> chicken or bigloo.  MzScheme is a great development platform and has
> a lot of really nice features.  It would be nice to be able to
> compile it to a form more comparable to C programs as does Chicken
> and Bigloo.

The current plan is to work on a more proper JIT compiler, instead of
going through C.  How fast will that be compared to other compiler is
a question, but it will most likely be an improvement of the current
state (and hopefully an improvement over mzc-compiled code too).

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                  http://www.barzilay.org/                 Maze is Life!

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