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Re: Is guile byte-code compiled?
forcer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I *think* the problem is call-with-current-continuation. I gather
> it does stack-copying in guile, while in Scheme48 they might have
> a saner implementation (probably since they don't have to handle
> C code), but i'm not too sure here.
Well, we've found the dog. It isn't very fair to compare interpreter
performance using call/cc as the test. :)
You're right that Guile is forced to do stack-copying (although it
might actually be possible to do less copying if we easily could
determine where the current continuation and the one to call "split").
Luckily, it isn't a pivotal property of a Scheme interpreter to do