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From Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Project proposal: Modularize Harmony JIT by separating JET as a standalone JIT compiler
Date Wed, 25 Mar 2009 07:41:11 GMT
Good suggestion. :)


On 3/25/09, Egor Pasko <egor.pasko@gmail.com> wrote:
> On the 0x57E day of Apache Harmony Xiao-Feng Li 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."
> I like this. How about adding some juicy buzzwords? Like "that is a
> big step towards running Harmony on netbooks/androids"? Those would
> have made myself be more motivated to participate :)
> --
> Egor Pasko


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