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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][gcv5] is there an exclude list for "build test"?
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 02:43:49 GMT
2006/12/5, Rana Dasgupta <rdasgupt@gmail.com>:
> On 12/4/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 12/4/06, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 12/2/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At the same time, I wonder if that's better for JIT to check the
> > > > finalizable property for VM helper as well. I guess this can be easier
> > > > for VM helpers since they are GC independent with standard interface.
> > > > Only guess anyway, how do you think, Mikhail?
> > > >
>
>
> Agreed. Looks more efficient for JIT to do the metainfo checking to inline
> fast helper or else call the slow helper. No need to set additional bit etc.
>
For correctness, I presume here JIT == any ExecutionEngine,
interpreter included. Otherwise this checking cannot be moved out of
GC, as Xiao-Feng pointed.

--
Alexey

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