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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Introduction, and a question
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 13:47:21 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Christian Damsgaard wrote:
> 
>> I brought up this idea with Lars Bak (HotSpot architect at Sun back 
>> then) at a conference some years back when Sun introduced the HotSpot 
>> VM. The argument back then was that a program mays not execute in the 
>> same pattern every time and the optimization made previously may no 
>> longer apply.
> 
> 
> True, but if you saved the entire state of the JVM memory on disk (an 
> JVM 'hibernation'?) then you could just start from where you left, 
> instruction pointer included.

Just one _teensy_ snag. Open files and sockets. And all state external 
to the JVM.

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