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Re: porting?

> Actually, the Java VM only needs one optimisation to run well at those speeds:
> There's a 240-case switch statement in the main interpreter loop. Convert it
> to a jump table, and you gain _two_orders_of_magnitude speed increase.

Won't gcc do that that automatically with optimizations on?  Aren't
those 240 cases cases of *byte*code (range 0-255) inctructions?

I haven't checked this out, but if gcc really is that lame I'm
seriously disappointed (might even change some code I have :)).

	- Eero