[Pharo-project] CogVM speed

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at beta9.be
Mon Mar 26 03:22:28 EDT 2012


On 26 Mar 2012, at 09:07, Pavel Krivanek wrote:

> I did it on 64bit. However among other things, there is a big issue
> with equivalence of the programs. Because the same program in C/C++
> would have to be able to be interrupted any time by an user, contain
> debug information to be able to show the computation state in context
> of the source codes and modify temporary and instance variables,
> enumerate instances of any arbitrary class, serialize current
> computation state and continue even on the different platform etc.
> That all costs something and in this light the results of Smalltalk
> look quite impressive ;-)

Well said, Pavel.

Sven
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