[Mono-dev] Patch for ilasm (ldc.i4 opt)

Erven Rohou erven.rohou at inria.fr
Sat Mar 20 17:08:05 EDT 2010


Miguel de Icaza a écrit :
> Hello,
>> It's worth mentioning one thing thou. I don't think it's very advisable for
>> you guys to spend time on the current MSIL assembler.
>> We're trying to get rid of PEAPI in favor of a Cecil based version. We just
>> haven't really got enough resources to do all of it.

We are aware of that. Still, it was simple enough a patch that it was worth it. 
And code size improvements can be significant.

> Not sure why we would advise people against working on the current
> code base.  If we were to build a Cecil-based assembler, it would be
> based on our current assembler, with the backend replaced.    So
> investing on it is still a useful thing to do.
> And it is worth mentioning that there wont be a Cecil-based assembler
> for a few years.

Understood. Thanks for the clarification.



> Miguel.
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