On 05/10/2016 08:45 AM, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
> I was listening to a discussion Don and Daniel had about the current
> implementation of CTFE. They talked about using a byte code interpreter.
> Even implementing a really crappy byte code interpreter would be a huge
No need for a byte-code interpreter, it mostly just adds overhead and
complexity over an AST interpreter. If you want to go really fast you
need some sort of JIT anyhow, but a proper interpreter will be orders of
mangnitude faster than the current implementation.
I might refer you to
page 59 ff.