CompiledMethod/4.0 [was: About 512 MB changes patch]

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at
Wed Oct 4 08:18:14 UTC 2006

Stef & maintainers,

I think that the below must be considered for inclusion into 4.0.


On Tue, 03 Oct 2006 21:22:38 +0200, tim Rowledge wrote:
> On 3-Oct-06, at 3:02 AM, Tony Garnock-Jones wrote:
>> Andreas Raab wrote:
>>> Well, in that case all I can say is: "Code speaks" ;-) If you still  
>>> have
>>> that code from '98 and can update it to work with method properties I'd
>>> like to see it and I'd like us to have the discussion about which
>>> approach people like more.
>> I'd very much like to see the code from 98 as it stands, without any
>> changes, to get some feel for the scale of the change as proposed.
> See
> for the original released files. The new CM class is very simple and it  
> is the cloner changes that were the really tricky part - the earlier  
> cloner was very limited and need quite a bit of sneaky work to make it  
> possible to do the needed transmutations.
> Note that this bunch of files don't have anything much by way of clever  
> tricks for handling source; I can't find anything on my system from the  
> experiements I did at Interval.
> Also note that the chances of being able to filein this code to any  
> recent image is essentially zero. Don't waste your time!
> tim
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