[Mono-list] esoteric programming

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
29 May 2002 08:21:08 -0400

> the code is not compiled with mcs or csc, it's compiled with the bf
> compiler.

Thanks for the feedback.

> there's only one function ;-)
> the compiled program contains only about 10 to 15 of the simplest opcodes. I
> don't think the problem is in the lack of 'ahead-of-time' compilation as the
> program is very small and it has passed all possible code-paths within a
> second. The real problem becomes apparent a few seconds later when it
> becomes increasingly difficult to find the next prime number.

Well, this is an excellent data source for the JIT hackers to look into
programs that can be optimized.  Do you happen to have a .exe handy?