Meryl Silverburgh <silverburgh.meryl <at> gmail.com>
2009-05-13 16:09:32 GMT
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 1:11 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs <at> apple.com> wrote:
> On May 13, 2009, at 12:18 AM, Meryl Silverburgh wrote:
>> Does webkit cache squirrelfish bytecode? For example, multiple can use
>> different pages for the same domain).
>> When webkit parses the JS file and builds squirrelfish-bytecode, does
>> it cache it ? so that subsequence loading of the same js file will
>> skip the js compile process?
> We don't currently cache the bytecode (or the native code). It is an option
> we have considered, however, currently, code generation is a trivial portion
> of JS execution time (< 2%), so we're not pursuing this at the moment.
Thanks. You mention native code. Under what situation will
squirrelfish generate native code?
I thought this is how v8 works, but not squirrelfish. Squirrelfish
parse JS files and generate its internal bytecode and its VM will
execute the bytecode. Is that correct? or I am missing something.