Current Status

Tue Feb 16 12:35:00 GMT 1999

Does the bytecode compiler perform any optimizations?  Are loops unrolled,
methods inlined, etc, within the bytecode?  If so, this is an excellent
reason to start using GCJ, as no other bytecode compiler that I am aware
of performs any optimizations.


Tom Tromey wrote:

> You can use gcj to generate bytecodes using the `-C' option.  Of
> course, you still need a runtime, so this probably isn't all that
> interesting.  You could use gcj to compile and then use Sun's runtime,
> I suppose.  I don't remember ever trying this myself.
> Tom

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