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- Subject: Re: LuaJIT - Is ffi.alloca possible?
- From: Josh Haberman <jhaberman@...>
- Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 21:33:35 +0000 (UTC)
Mike Pall <mikelu-1103 <at> mike.de> writes:
> Recent JVMs do
> escape analysis. But from what I hear, this is not such a big win,
> except for trivial examples.
Someone was claiming on HN a few days ago that escape analysis is a
major win for PyPy. There was speculation that this isn't as
important for LuaJIT thanks to its representation that does not
require numbers to be boxed:
In that same thread someone claimed that you are planning to
implement escape analysis -- not sure where they got that info. :)