[pypy-dev] Re: getting rid of compile.c?
tismer at tismer.com
Tue Jan 14 17:27:03 CET 2003
holger krekel wrote:
> maybe, but doing a multi-stage bootstrap should bring back
> enough flexibility. E.g. i think that something like the
> following could work:
> - the precompiled stage1-compiler compiles the stage2-compiler
> while running on smallish C-based stage1-VM
> - stage2-compiler (runing on stage1-VM) compiles python stage2-VM
> - stage2-compiler (running on stage1-VM) recompiles stage2-compiler
> (probably with different bytecodes)
> - stage2-vm takes over
> - new stage2-compiler (running on stage2-vm) is used subsequently
> One crucial point seems to be that the stage2 python compiler code
> maps well to the stage1-VM and stage2-VM.
> does that make sense?
Comparing out latest postings tells me that
our brains match fairly well :-)
ciao - chris (bootstrapping myself)
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