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[REBOL] Re: Is Rebol code smaller?/Compiler!

From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 20-Nov-2002 21:39

On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 09:41:46AM -0700, Gregg Irwin wrote:
> Hi Gabriele, > > GS> What would be useful to, instead, is offering something like: > > GS> f: make native! [...] [ > GS> ; a compilable REBOL dialect here > GS> ] > > I agree, but I think Carl once mentioned that another tricky issue is > that certain OSs don't allow you to create code segments dynamically, > so I'm not sure if that's even possible in all cases. Not sure how > JITing works either, as might be applied to REBOL. >
AFAIK compiling and re-running a programm works everywhere. so a script could compile a specialized binary and launch it. with some version-checking to compile only the first time.
> -- Gregg