|Interpreters & Intermediate languages firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-04-13)|
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|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Elan Feingold)|
|Keywords:||interpreter, translator, question, comment|
|Organization:||Cornell Theory Center|
|Date:||Wed, 13 Apr 1994 16:40:16 GMT|
I'm looking to write a fast emulator for the Z80. I want to use dynamic
translation. I could translate to 8086 machine code, but this would limit
the portability. I would like to use an intermediate language that would
give me greater speed than regular emulation, but much more portability
than machine language --> machine language. Does anyone have any
suggestions, references, pointers, etc? I am having trouble imagining an
interpreter for an intermediate language running any faster than a pure
emulator, so I must be missing something...
Thanks in advance,
| Elan Feingold
| CS/EE Depts.
| Cornell University
| Ithaca NY 14850
[I would be astonished to hear that any translate+interpret strategy was
significantly better than interpreting individual instructions. I expect
you could do the machine language translations from tables, so reworking
the tables would be most of the work of porting to another target system.
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