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From Tony Wu <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Project proposal: Modularize Harmony JIT by separating JET as a standalone JIT compiler
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2009 02:48:54 GMT
good idea.
fw to dev list in case someone didn't subscribe the incubator list.

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> "So far the JIT component (called Jitrino) of Harmony has virtually
> two JIT implementations: JET and OPT. Jitrino.JET is a fast but
> non-optimizing JIT, and Jitrino.OPT is an optimizing JIT. The code
> base of JET and OPT shares lots of code hence they are mixed in one
> module. This is undesirable for situations where people need only JET,
> for fast compilation, for small footprint. This project proposes to
> create a standalone JET-based JIT module for Harmony. It does not
> require to remove JET from Jitrino, but to create a new JIT module
> with JET. This project is also a very good exercise to examine the JIT
> modularity design, the interface between JIT and other components, the
> interaction between multiple co-existing JIT modules."
> --
> http://people.apache.org/~xli

Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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