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"Marc A. Criley" <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 9 Mar 2001 06:52:04 -0500
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> [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.

Marc A. Criley
Senior Staff Engineer
Quadrus Corporation