[Mono-devel-list] proposal for a different JIT

Michal Moskal malekith at pld-linux.org
Thu Oct 16 16:07:59 EDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 12:49:41PM +0200, Paolo Molaro wrote:
> Another issue may be the need to constrain the optimizations gcc
> performs to keep the semantics of code correct: I don't know if the gcc
> backend provides any facilities to encode such constraints. Exanples
> are:
> *) some operations may have side effects unknown to gcc (like the
> raising of an exception with a division by 0)
> *) code reordering and hoisting needs to be constrained to keep
> the order of possibly implicit exceptions constant

Isn't it much like in java? 

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