[Mono-dev] gmcs and The Future

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 06:35:43 EST 2009

That crtical part you can code in Boo, using Boo Macros, which would perform
just as you want, and have only the external API paying the call cost.

Just an idea to leverage the multilanguage abilities in Mono/.NET.


On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 2:18 PM, <russell.kay at realtimeworlds.com> wrote:

> Yes but this is only for a very small class of functions that we know
> will work correctly within these constraints... its not for everyone I
> know, but it is still a feature that we would like to have.
> Russell
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Probst [mailto:mark.probst at gmail.com]
> Sent: 04 February 2009 16:14
> To: Jb Evain
> Cc: Russell Kay; mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com; scott at ssblack.co.nz
> Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] gmcs and The Future
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Jb Evain <jb at nurv.fr> wrote:
> >>  So I'm not expecting the C# compiler to output anything other than
> IL
> >>  but just eliminate the calling overhead and not relying on the JIT
> to do
> >>  the inlining.
> >
> > That's just not possible for a large majority of the cases, as it
> > would cause a lot of access exceptions. You can't simply inline an
> > instance method which reads a private field in its own type, inside
> > another type for instance.
> Apart from the fact that if you're inlining a method from a different
> assembly by "importing" it you're not only depending on the interface
> of the assembly not to change in the future, but also on the
> implementation, which is a very bad idea.
> Mark
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