Re: basic question about runtime query parsing

"Skandinavisches Seminar" <skandgoe@gwdg.de>
1 Aug 2005 15:19:27 -0400

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Re: basic question about runtime query parsing kers@hpl.hp.com (Chris Dollin) (2005-07-17)
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From: "Skandinavisches Seminar" <skandgoe@gwdg.de>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 1 Aug 2005 15:19:27 -0400
Organization: GWDG, Goettingen
References: 05-07-045 05-07-056 05-07-066 05-07-079 05-07-103 05-07-115 05-07-123
Keywords: parse, code

"Chris Dollin" <kers@hpl.hp.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> Laurence Finston wrote:


> JIT - "just in time" code generation - is where you generate the
> native code for some program/method just before you run it, or
> sometimes, only after you've run it enough times to be convinced that
> it's worth it.


Thank you for your explanations. I'd heard of "just-in-time" compilation
before, but only in connection with Java and not C and C++, which are what I
usually use.


> Or consider garbage-collecting dead methods.


Nor does this sound like the kind of programming with which I'm familiar.


> So you may not /have/ to do self-modifying code. But it may be a
> reasonable solution to a problem.


Yes, I certainly agree that it's good to have many strings to own's bow.
You never know what might come in handy. Thanks for widening my horizons.


Laurence


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