[Mono-list] mono performance on highly recursive functions

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon, 17 Feb 2003 23:19:46 +1100

On 17-Feb-2003, Paolo Molaro <lupus@ximian.com> wrote:
> Detecting tail-recursion is easy and performing tail recursion
> elimination should not be difficult in the new JIT, maybe one of these
> days I'll have a look at doing it, but it's not an high priority
> for me right now.

It might be better to do this optimization in the language front-ends,
or in an IL-to-IL optimizer, rather than in the JIT.

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