[Mono-dev] Binary output?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Thu Mar 9 16:17:54 EST 2006


> When the JIT compiles the Mono bytecode, or IL, what is produced? Is
> it actually binary instructions for the microprocessor?

Yes, it generates architecture specific code.
> If this is the case, does the JIT have to be customized for each
> architecture/proceesor?

Yes, it has to be ported for each architecture (there is an interpreter
as well that requires less porting, but it is not as complete as the JIT
and it still needs some architecture-specific code).


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