[Python-Dev] A new JIT compiler for a faster CPython?

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 00:38:59 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:20 PM, Victor Stinner
<victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is the status of LLVM nowadays? Is it not a good solution to
> write a portable JIT?
> I don't want to write my own library to generate machine code.

You don't have to, even if you don't want to use LLVM. There are
plenty of "ligher-weight" approaches to that. For example, GNU
Lightning [1] or sljit [2].

[1] http://www.gnu.org/software/lightning/
[2] http://sljit.sourceforge.net/

-- Devin

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