Tiered compilation?

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Tue May 19 08:44:47 PDT 2009

Gary Benson wrote:
> Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> AFAIK, no.  Igor Veresov is currently working on tiered compilation,
>> but I don't know what the status is and if it's on the top of his
>> TODO list.
> ISTR someone on one of the open conference calls saying that tiered
> compilation was now very much on the back burner.

That is unfortunate :( For heavy command-line environments like JRuby it 
held a lot of hope for reasonably fast startup with no perf impact. I 
hope something will happen to bring it forward again.

- Charlie

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