[Mono-dev] Building a code optimizer for mono

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 17:27:46 UTC 2012

You can publish it at GitHub, under a reasonable OSS license, and announce
it here so that we can see if it should be kept as a separate tool, or be
added to gmcs, as an optional step.

Thanks for working on such project,


Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
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On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 3:16 PM, Preeti Murthy <preeti.murthy at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi everyone
> We are a group of undergraduate engineering students from National
> Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India.
> We were interested in the project 'Code optimization using Cecil' which is
> one of the projects under contributing to mono tools.
> Over a period of a few months, we have built a code optimizer, which does
> loop unrolling and loop fusion on specific kind of loops,
> by modifying the CIL of the CSharp program compiled by the GMCS compiler,
> before handing it over to the JIT compiler.
> We observed that such a code optimizer does show improved performance of
> the JIT compiler.We have documented our work done
> on the code optimizer. We were wondering how our work can be reviewed for
> its usefulness by the mono development community.
> Regards
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