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Just-In-Time compilation of OCaml byte-code

Meurer, Benedikt;
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  • Published: 29 Nov 2010
Abstract
This paper presents various improvements that were applied to OCamlJIT2, a Just-In-Time compiler for the OCaml byte-code virtual machine. OCamlJIT2 currently runs on various Unix-like systems with x86 or x86-64 processors. The improvements, including the new x86 port, are described in detail, and performance measures are given, including a direct comparison of OCamlJIT2 to OCamlJIT.
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free text keywords: Computer Science - Programming Languages, Computer Science - Performance, D.3.3, D.3.4
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