|Graph coloring and JIT compilers. email@example.com (Poseidon13) (2006-03-29)|
|Re: Graph coloring and JIT compilers. firstname.lastname@example.org (Diego Novillo) (2006-04-01)|
|Re: Graph coloring and JIT compilers. email@example.com (Abdulaziz Ghuloum) (2006-04-01)|
|Re: Graph coloring and JIT compilers. firstname.lastname@example.org (Paolo Bonzini) (2006-04-01)|
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|Re: Graph coloring and JIT compilers. firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard) (2006-04-03)|
|Re: Graph coloring and JIT compilers. email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) (2006-04-03)|
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|Date:||29 Mar 2006 18:56:46 -0500|
|Keywords:||Java, optimize, question|
|Posted-Date:||29 Mar 2006 18:56:46 EST|
Good evening everyone!
It took me some time to figure out how to register to a Newsgroup but
now I'm here:). I am a second year computing student studying at
Imperial College London, whose exams are dangerously approaching.
I've been revising compilers, one of my favorites courses and tried
out a past paper, however I am somewhat stuck on a question, here it
In a Java Just-In-Time compiler(JIT) it is essential to minimise the time
spent on code generation. Is graph coloring a good approach to register
allocation in a JIT?
I would say no because although graph colouring is an efficient technique it
does however take a rather long time to perform the register allocation.
I don't know what else I could say ( and I'm pretty sure the examiner would
be expecting much more:( ).
Could you please help me out for this question?
Thank you in advance.
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