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RE: libgccjit.so: an embeddable JIT-compilation library based on GCC


> -----Original Message-----
> From: gcc-owner@gcc.gnu.org [mailto:gcc-owner@gcc.gnu.org] On Behalf Of David
> Malcolm
> Sent: 09 October 2013 22:32
> To: gcc@gcc.gnu.org
> Subject: libgccjit.so: an embeddable JIT-compilation library based on GCC
> 
> As some may have seen I posted a patch to gcc-patches that adds a way to
> embed GCC as a shared library, for Just-In-Time compilation, for use
> e.g. by bytecode interpreters:
>   http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2013-10/msg00228.html
> 
> I've gone ahead and created a git-only on the mirror as branch
> "dmalcolm/jit":
>  http://gcc.gnu.org/git/?p=gcc.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/dmalcolm/jit
> and I've been committing patches there.
> 
> I plan to post some of the patches for review against trunk (am
> bootstrapping/regtesting them as I write).
> 
> An example of using it can be seen at:
>   https://github.com/davidmalcolm/jittest/blob/master/README.rst
> 
> Some questions for the GCC steering committee:
> 
> * is this JIT work a good thing?  (I think so, obviously, but can I go
>   ahead and e.g. add it to the wiki under "Current Projects"?)
>
> [snip]

I am not the committee but the JIT works is useful, awesome and I am pretty confident it will have quite a few users. Thank you so much for it.


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