[Mono-dev] AOT + the osx installer.

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Tue Jan 25 18:10:14 EST 2011


On 2011-01-25, at 4:39 PM, Brian Luczkiewicz wrote:

> When I build mono from source and install on linux, I've noticed that I end up with .so's next to some of the installed dll's and exe's. This provides a nice speedup when running compilers/tools from the mono distribution. Now that we have AOT working on osx, the same optimization makes sense there, too.
> I decided to try this out with mono 2.8.2 on an intel mac. I manually AOT'd:
> /Library/Frameworks/Mono.Framework/Versions/Current/lib/mono/*/*.exe
> /Library/Frameworks/Mono.Framework/Versions/Current/lib/mono/gac/*/*/*.dll
> I have a project that is about 500kloc of C# and builds with gmcs. AOT'ing the mono distribution as I've described dropped the build time for this project from 84s to 46s on my c2d macbook pro. This is a 44% speedup!
  This is great news, as we just recently enabled this.

Was this with LLVM or with the regular AOT?


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