[Mono-list] Re: The Mauve unicode testcase and VM performance

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor@vt.edu
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 22:47:35 -0400


On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 10:30, Anthony Green wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 15:08, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> > AOT (or pre-JITing) assemblies is not as useful as you'd think.  It has
> > two primary effects:
> > 
> >   - Reduce memory requirements, as memory doesn't need to be allocated
> >     for the JITed code
> >   - Decrease startup time, as (again) the JITing doesn't need to be 
> >     done.
> Are you saying that mono doesn't have the ability to create shared
> libraries?

How did you get that interpretation from my statements?  It boggles my

Mono AOT creates shared libraries.  That's how startup time is reduced
-- the shared libraries contain the AOT code, so the code doesn't need
to be JITted.

 - Jon