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Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice
From: |
Gabriel Dos Reis |
Subject: |
Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice |
Date: |
22 Nov 2006 20:44:44 +0100 |
root <address@hidden> writes:
[...]
| axiom could be so much faster if we got the gcl_collectfn mechanism
| fully re-implemented. the lisp type optimization code can eliminate
| hundreds of intructions per function call and axiom lives and breathes
| by function calling. however to fully take advantage of that you
| either need to do multiple passes or cache the type information
| from previous builds.
Notice that bootsys could (and should) be augmented to generate the
proclaim type information at the same time as it is translating from
Boot to Lisp.
[...]
| second, only developers care about build time.
Developer time is precious. Especially, when you have only a few of them.
| the end user should
| never see it (or maybe see it once). i'd rather spend a whole day
| doing a build and get a highly optimized algebra system than spend
| 1 hour and get a slow algebra system. and that's saying a lot because
| all i ever do is build and rebuild the damn thing.
You can chose the trade you want.
I want fast alegbra *and* fast build. Fast build means I can try and
iterate patches and ideas several times in a day.
-- Gaby
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, (continued)
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, root, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, root, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice,
Gabriel Dos Reis <=
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/24
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Martin Rubey, 2006/11/25
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2006/11/22
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/24
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Building Axiom twice, Waldek Hebisch, 2006/11/24