Squeaking the web....and security issues...and BeOS stuff
Michael S. Klein
mklein at alumni.caltech.edu
Fri Oct 30 23:38:48 UTC 1998
> One problem with this approach was that the mechanism to count
> the bytecodes slowed down the bytecode dispatch considerably--by a
> factor of two, as I recall! A better approach might be to use a timer
> interrupt to tell the VM when to return control to the browser.
> Do you have any thoughts on how to handle this problem?
You could count preemption points instead...
Interpreter >># checkForInterrupts
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