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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][jit] A framework to inline API (classlib) methods as magics in JIT
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2006 01:48:28 GMT
On 12/20/06, Rana Dasgupta <rdasgupt@gmail.com> wrote:
> If we are talking of intrinsics in general, the lower level factoring has
> happened to some extent via the vmmagics, for api's the only way I can think
> of is pick out frequently used operations from perf runs etc. as Mikhail
> proposes. Some of the helper fastpaths could themselves be candidates in
> jitrino.opt, several JIT's offer an intrinsic for fast alocation, for
> example. We could leave the fastpaths in place for down level and new jit
> compilers.
>

Agree.

Thanks,
xiaofeng
>
> On 12/18/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > >I didn't mean to be against the idea of instrinc substitution, just
> > >feel (intruitively, not necessarily reasonably) there are some
> > >approach to make the work systematic, instead of  identifying the
> > >method/class one by one.  For example, to categorize the intrinsics
> > >domains into some common subroutines.
> >
> > >Well just two cents, don't know if there is better approach than what
> > >Mikhail proposed.
> >
> > >Thanks,
> > >xiaofeng
> >
> >
>
>

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