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Fri, 9 Mar 2001 13:03:42 +0000
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>[log in to unmask] wrote:
>> [someone] wrote:
>> >I don't agree with this since the latest JVMs essentially compile
>> >to native code at runtime anyway.
>> Err - surely that means it is going to take longer if it has to compiler to
>> native code at runtime ?
>For quick in-and-out programs it would take longer, but once the same
>execution path has been traversed a few times, the cost of the JIT
>compilation has been recovered.

... until the next time the program is executed.


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